Monthly Archives: January 2013

Year of the Souvenir: 1891

In my travels through time and place via souvenir spoons, it appeared that I needed to understand more completely those who visited and collected souvenirs during what was called “The Grand Tour”.  Apparently European countries in the 1880’s were prepared for the … Continue reading

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It Serves You Right….Design Patents Late 19th Century Flatware

Lately I’ve been intrigued by the process of manufacturing table flat ware from design to production.  Why, you ask, would anyone be intrigued by flatware manufacturing?  Well let me tell you…. I’ve been researching two different flatware manufacturers and patterns … Continue reading

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