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Creator:
Handy & Harman (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Bennett, William E.  Search this
Withers, Margret Craver  Search this
Type:
Motion Picture Film
Date:
circa 1960
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 film reel : sd., col. ; 16 mm. ; 15 min., 47 sec.
Summary:
Educational film on the history of silversmithing and its use in the United States (for items such as bowls and flatware). Margret Craver Withers does not appear in the film but is credited as a consultant. The film is narrated by Dwight Weist and the techniques are demonstrated by William E. Bennett.
Citation:
Handy & Harman (Firm). Living silver, circa 1960. Margret Craver Withers papers, 1908-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Provenance:
Digitized from VHS copy of original 16 mm film.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Silver flatware  Search this
Silversmiths  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20750
See more items in:
Margret Craver Withers papers, 1908-2016
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_20750