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Shoes for the Moscow Circus : scenes from a hidden world. From foundries and flagmakers to stonemasons and taxidermists /

by Keens, Leta; Strewe, Oliver.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Millers Point, N.S.W. : Pier 9, 2010Description: 271 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781741964677 (hbk.) :.Subject(s): Artisans | Industrial arts | Industrial arts -- Australia | Artisans -- Australia -- Pictorial works | Artisans -- Australia | Australia | Pictorial works
Contents:
Taxidermy -- Robes for clergy -- Pianos -- Bicycles -- Millet brooms -- Flagmakers -- Paper for artists -- Oars -- Architectural models -- Bookbinders -- Wooden boats -- Blacksmith -- Cricket balls -- Hat blocks -- Shearers' pants -- Dance shoes -- Stonemason -- Elfin cars -- Tannery -- Art supplies -- Foundry -- Bean slicers -- Crickets bats -- Dolls' hospital -- Carriage maker and wheelwright -- Unbrellas -- Manufacturing silversmith -- Haystacks.
Summary: This book is an atmospheric, lyrical look behind the scenes of a number of Australian trades and industries many of which are disappearing in the modern world. The author visited over 25 factories and workshops including an umbrella maker and a cricket ball factory, and many others.
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Taxidermy -- Robes for clergy -- Pianos -- Bicycles -- Millet brooms -- Flagmakers -- Paper for artists -- Oars -- Architectural models -- Bookbinders -- Wooden boats -- Blacksmith -- Cricket balls -- Hat blocks -- Shearers' pants -- Dance shoes -- Stonemason -- Elfin cars -- Tannery -- Art supplies -- Foundry -- Bean slicers -- Crickets bats -- Dolls' hospital -- Carriage maker and wheelwright -- Unbrellas -- Manufacturing silversmith -- Haystacks.

This book is an atmospheric, lyrical look behind the scenes of a number of Australian trades and industries many of which are disappearing in the modern world. The author visited over 25 factories and workshops including an umbrella maker and a cricket ball factory, and many others.

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