People Knitting: A Century of Photographs par Barbara Levine, Paige Ramey

People Knitting: A Century of Photographs par Barbara Levine, Paige Ramey

Titre de livre: People Knitting: A Century of Photographs

Auteur: Barbara Levine, Paige Ramey

ISBN: 1616893923

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Barbara Levine, Paige Ramey avec People Knitting: A Century of Photographs

The delightful photography of People Knitting, from the 1860s to 1960s, showcases everyone from Hollywood starlets to the farm wives of the Shetland Islands. People Knitting is a quirky and fascinating gift for the knitter in your life a charming tribute in photographs and colorful printed ephemera to this ever-popular and sometimes all-consuming craft.

Review
Wonderful. A fascinating look at people knitting from the 1860s through to the 1960s. There are photographs of people knitting while sitting, walking, driving, in a hair salon, and as a hobby, an occupation or a duty. All of them are compelling. Regardless if you re a knitter or not, Barbara Levine s photographs are a charming ode to this long and timeless tradition. Atlas Obscura"

This charming book features snapshots of knitters from the 1860s to the 1960s, showing men and women being focused, compelled, soothed, and inspired by this everyday practical craft. In this quaint small-size gift book, Barbara Levine brings forward a universality of experience across generations and a sense of camaraderie that will warm the hearts of knitters of today. Publishers Weekly"

Utterly charming. The Week"

"This charming book features snapshots of knitters from the 1860s to the 1960s, showing men and women being focused, compelled, soothed, and inspired by this everyday practical craft.... In this quaint small-size gift book, Barbara Levine brings forward a universality of experience across generations and a sense of camaraderie that will warm the hearts of knitters of today." --Publishers Weekly

"Wonderful.... A fascinating look at people knitting from the 1860s through to the 1960s. There are photographs of people knitting while sitting, walking, driving, in a hair salon, and as a hobby, an occupation or a duty. All of them are compelling. Regardless if you're a knitter or not, Barbara Levine's photographs are a charming ode to this long and timeless tradition." --Atlas Obscura

"Utterly charming." --The Week

"This small hardback book is a tribute to knitters everywhere, from humble housewives to Hollywood starlets.The images give a glimpse into a daily pastime, and the viewer is left wondering about the lives behind these photos, as well as gaining a sense of the cultural importance of knitting at different points in history." - Knitter Magazine


Barbara Levin and Paige Ramsey are owners of PROJECT B, a curatorial service offering vintage snapshots and limited-edition photographic prints, as well as consulting for museums and galleries, interior and set designers, collectors, and others.