People Knitting: A Century of Photographs

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People Knitting: A Century of Photographs - Levine, Barbara, B.S., M.A.
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People Knitting is a charming tribute in vintage photographs and printed ephemera to the ever-popular, often all-consuming, craft of knitting. When women posed with their knitting in the earliest nineteenth-century photographs, it demonstrated their virtue and skill as homemakers. Later, knitting became fashionable among the wealthy as a sign of culture and artistic ability. During the two world wars, images of nurses, soldiers, prisoners, and even knitting clubs composed of very serious small boys--all with heads bent ...

People Knitting: A Century of Photographs 2016, Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN-13: 9781616893927

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