Utilizing info from archaeological excavations, patent filings, and advertising catalogs, this publication presents a vast view of the advent, unfold, and use of heavily produced coffin in North the United States. on the book's middle is a standardized typology of coffin that acknowledges stylistic and useful alterations and a clean examine the meanings and makes use of of many of the motifs and ornamental components. in the dialogue of heavily produced coffin in North the United States is new paintings connecting the North American with its British antecedents and a clean research of the leading elements that ended in the advent and unfold of heavily produced coffin undefined. widely illustrated with examples of coffin to assist students and execs in identity.

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