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American railroad china, image and experience

Charles G. Kratz

American railroad china, image and experience

the Jay W. Christopher transportation china collection

by Charles G. Kratz

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Published by Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University in [Valparaiso, Ind.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesJay W. Christopher transportation china collection
StatementCharles G. Kratz, Jr
ContributionsBrauer Museum of Art
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK4005 .K73 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p. :
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24385262M
ISBN 100615233538
ISBN 109780615233536
LC Control Number2010280557
OCLC/WorldCa301297107

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Christopher, and that was published to accompany the Brauer Museum of Image and experience book major exhibition, The Christopher Railroad China Collection: The Art of Dining on Rails (on display from Decem through March 22 /5(6).

In years past, meals served on railroad dining cars were prepared on site by chefs. The meals themselves were comparable to those American railroad china the countries finest restaurants and image and experience book as much attention to detail was placed on the dinnerware that it was served on. In American Railroad China there are over images from the Christopher Transportation China Collection and includes a variety of recipes.

This book makes a great gift for railroad collectors, history buffs and those interested in fine dining china. The text is engrossing and the photos attractive. The old photographs, from the era when dining on the rails was an elegant experience, are engrossing/5. American Railroad China: Image And Experience by Charles G.

Kratz, Jr. This book highlights the china that once clattered in the kitchens and dining cars of the great railway system of the United States. Kratz does an exemplary job in his text bringing the history of the hundreds of china pattern designs into the context of the economic, geographic and historical influences of over a century.

The design of the book mimics its content. Historic black-and-white photos contrast modern color shots of the china. Period typography recalls railroad ephemera. A panoramic format refers to railcar and dining table proportions and the experience of riding the rails. 74 pages, 11 1/2 x 7 5/8, 4-color, perfect-bound.

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