Cover of: The American Carousel by Nina Fraley
An edition of The American Carousel (1979)

The American Carousel

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An edition of The American Carousel (1979)

The American Carousel

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Publish Date
Publisher
Redbug Workshop
Language
English
Pages
32

The American Carousel features an overview of American Carousel builders and industry leaders from the early years of the carousel industry. In addition, the places, people, and variety of styles found throughout the United States and even Europe and Mexico (briefly) are touched upon for a wider knowledge of the historical significance of carousels and the art of carousel building and carving.

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Cover of: The American Carousel
The American Carousel
1979, Redbug Workshop
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Published in

Berkeley, CA

Table of Contents

Carousel History 2
American Carving Styles 3
Philadelphia Style 4
Coney Island Style 7
Country Fair Style 11
Other Species 14
Menagerie Animals 14
Europe & Mexico 16
Identification 17
Signatures 21
The Machine Construction 22
Chariots & Rounding Boards 24
Organs 25
Animal Construction 26
Restoration 27
Productive Year 28
Great Carousels 32
Bibliography 32
Reading List 32

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 32. May be rebound as hardcover at some libraries for protection.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
791.068
Library of Congress
NK5033

Contributors

Archival photos
Carroll Zensius
Illustrator
Nina Fraley

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
32 p. :
Number of pages
32
Weight
4.8 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL22911498M
OCLC/WorldCat
5978458
Amazon ID (ASIN)
B0006XCHI4
Goodreads
59697434

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