Sunday, March 18, 2012

Food History Exhibits 2012

Below are 8 current food history related exhibits.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Chair Screens

Fireplaces with open fires or stoves were needed to heat  rooms in 19th century homes, including the dining room.  A creative way to protect the backs of those seated on the fireplace side of the dining room table was to place a screen on the chairs.  Leslie's 1850 instructions to make a chair screen...