Library of Congress: 86-24772
Category: Shipwreck Artifacts
Keywords: Artifacts, ceramics
Comments: Includes a bibliography and glossary; illustrated
Size: 7.25″ x 10.25″
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington DC (2002), in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This scholarly book details the personal possessions used by residents of the Spanish colonies in America and found on early Spanish shipwrecks, including jewelry, clothing ornaments and fasteners, religious items, firearms, coins, weights, grooming equipment, harnesses, bells, games, and pipes. This volume of Deagan’s book is one of the best reference manuals for identifying personal artifacts from Spanish shipwrecks during the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.