Early American Material Culture

David Jaffee talked about the new culture of domestic consumption embraced by nineteenth century, middle-class Americans as they began… read more

David Jaffee talked about the new culture of domestic consumption embraced by nineteenth century, middle-class Americans as they began displaying locally-produced decorative objects such as clocks, books, portraits, and furniture in their homes. Topics included the role of provincial artisans during this shift from a pre-industrial society to a more material culture. After his illustrated presentation, Mr. Jaffee responded to questions from members of the audience.

“Learning to Look at Early American Material Culture” was a program of the American Antiquarian Society, held in Antiquarian Hall in Worcester, Mass. close

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Early American Material Culture

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Program ID:
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
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Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Feb 11, 2012
Last Aired:
Mar 12, 2012

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  • Feb 11, 2012 | 11:03am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 12, 2012 | 6:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 13, 2012 | 7:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 10, 2012 | 12:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 11, 2012 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 12, 2012 | 1:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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