Alaska Souvenir Spoons & the Early Curio Trade

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Alaska Souvenir Spoons & the Early Curio Trade

19.95

by June E. Hall
ISBN 0-9704815-3-5
Softcover

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This rich full-color volume presents a fine history of the souvenir spoon craze and other curio collecting in the 19th century.  Chapters include: early tourism development in Alaska, suppliers and jewelers who manufactured souvenir spoons & curios, the rise of Alaska Native craftsmen and women who made souvenir spoons and other curio items, Gold rush era and Alaska souvenir spoons are presented with examples of early silver and ivory and gold spoons. Illustrated with historical photos and literature, bibliography, and fully indexed.