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Author Marshall, Patricia Phillips.
Title Thomas Day : master craftsman and free man of color / Patricia Phillips Marshall and Jo Ramsay Leimenstoll.
Imprint Chapel Hill : Published in association with the North Carolina Museum of History by the University of North Carolina Press, 2010.

Author Marshall, Patricia Phillips.
Series The Richard Hampton Jenrette series in architecture and the decorative arts
Richard Hampton Jenrette series in architecture & the decorative arts.
Subject Day, Thomas, approximately 1801-approximately 1861 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Furniture -- North Carolina -- History -- 19th century.
Alt Name Leimenstoll, Jo Ramsay.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 289 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), map.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-266) and index.
Contents Foreword; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE: A Cabinetmaker; CHAPTER TWO: A Good and Valuable Citizen; CHAPTER THREE: Opportunities for an Industrious Man; CHAPTER FOUR: Unavoidable Encumbrances, Gratifying Accomplishments; CHAPTER FIVE: An Assortment of Fine and Fashionable Furniture; CHAPTER SIX: Bold and Expressive Architectural Woodwork; EPILOGUE: An Enduring Legacy; APPENDIX A: John Day Sr. Estate Papers; APPENDIX B: Petition from the citizens of Milton on behalf of Thomas Day, 1830; Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index.
Summary Thomas Day (1801-61), a free man of color from Milton, N.C., became the most successful cabinetmaker in North Carolina--white or black--during a time when most blacks were enslaved and free blacks were restricted in their movements and activities. This beautifully illustrated book provides information on Day's life and career and features more than 160 pieces of furniture and architectural woodwork that he produced for 80 structures between 1835 and 1861. Oversized, with 20 color and 239 b & w photos.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780807895719 (electronic bk.)
0807895717 (electronic bk.)
9780807833414 (cloth ; alk. paper)
080783341X (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 658201645
Additional Format Print version: Marshall, Patricia Phillips. Thomas Day. Chapel Hill : Published in association with the North Carolina Museum of History by the University of North Carolina Press, 2010 9780807833414 (DLC) 2009042759 (OCoLC)441211210

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