Book Reviews

70 SILVERSMITHS American Silver 1670-1830; The Cornelius C. Moore Collection at Providence College, edited by Alice H. Hauck. 1980. 156 pages. $39.75. (JCK Data Center OK-001) To order call (608) 244-6210. If you enjoy the refined simplicity of 18th century New England silver, you'll like this catalog of an outstanding collection of early American silver owned by Cornelius C. Moore, a Newport, R.I., attorney and civic leader who left the collection to Providence College. Moore died in 1970 before the collection was cataloged. The catalog began as a project in a senior seminar on art historical research taught at Providence College during the 1978-'79 academic year. Each student working on this volume selected an area and time period that interested him or her. The group prepared an extensive bibliography on American silver and silversmiths. Then each student read the articles and b

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