Ashbil Griswold - historical information (2016)

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Ashbil Griswold - historical information

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1800s

Newspaper articles and adverts

(c. 1808-1924). Various advertisements and newspaper articles - search engines. (Viewed 16 October 2016.)


1940s

Secondary source

May, Earl Chapin. (1947). On "Ashbil Griswold", (pp. 54-68; 220, 324-25, 338; also plate II, portrait of Ashbil Griswold, and plate VII with photo of pewter by Griswold). In A century of silver 1847-1947. New York: Robert M. McBride Company. (Updated 17 April 2017. DM.)


1950s

Secondary source

Wendover, Sanford H. (1956). On Ashbil Griswold, (pp. 82; 85-6, 209, 212). In 150 years of Meriden. Meriden: Meriden Sesquicentennial Committee. (Published in connection with the observance of the city’s sesquicentennial, June 17-23, 1956). (Updated 6 June 2017. A02604-06.)


1970s

Ashbil Griswold in 1975 exhibitions

(1975). Forms in metal: 275 years of metalsmithing in America catalogue. (Exhibitions at the Finch College Museum of Art, New York and the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York; second viewing at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI.) (Viewed 17 October 2016. AAA00361.)

Secondary source

Hogan, Edmund P. (1977). On "Ashbil Griswold", (pp. 5 (painted portrait of Griswold, 1846; 6 (photo of teapot design, undated); 9, 12; 15). In An American heritage: A book about the International Silver Company. Taylor Publishing Company: Dallas, TX. (Updated 17 April 2017. DM.)

Hogan, Edmund P. (1980). On "Ashbil Griswold", (pp. 147-54). In The elegance of old silver plate and some personalities. Schiffer Publishing Limited: Exton, PA. (Updated 17 April 2017. DM.)


1980s

Secondary source

Hogan, Edmund P. (1980). On "W. W. Lyman" (apprentice to Ashbil Griswold, husband of Ashbil Griswold’s adopted daughter; partner of Curtis and Lyman; director of Meriden Britannia; president of Meriden Cutlery Company; president of Meriden Flint Glass Company) (reproduced illustrations of W. W. Lyman and his wife; Meriden Britannia building and "board"; Lyman fruit jars; patent), (pp. 154-59). In The elegance of old silver plate and some personalities. Schiffer Publishing Limited: Exton, PA. (Updated 17 April 2017. DM.)



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