Canes made of unusual materials


Sources and credits

  • Wikipédia

    About History and numerous material, notably the match

    About "le facteur cheval" - Ferdinand_Cheval

    About the postage stamp cane

  •, about the pique assiette technic -

  •, about the clown Albert - clown-bluey-clowns-history.html

  • "L'etacq woodcrafts", st ouen jersey, for a postcard about the giant jersey cabbage

  • "La vie dans la nature" Henri Coupin

  • "Science française 1896"par Emile Gautier et "Les cannes" 1896, article " the date palm tree"

  • "Walking & working sticks by theo fossel" : Wood, horn, hoof and paper washer

  • Glossaire des vieux, about the buffalo horn -
    the french glossary of our ancestor's craftmanship gives detail about the work of the "horn flatener" (aplatisseur in French)

  • "La vie pratique" 1923, Excerpt of an article about horns

  • "Amateurs d'objets d'art 1879, "Essai sur la parapluie, l'ombrelle et la canne par René-marie Cazal"

  • "France", On-line sources for Syrian marquetry - culture-syrienne.htm (French)

  • "Les arts et métiers 1885" cite la science populaire 1881 article M: thierry, Plastic substance: celluloid

  • "Newlook n°14 octobre 1984", Articles about Canes postage stamp marquetry

  •, for the explanation in french, of a french slang word - mort-aux-vaches

  • "Science française 1896" Larousse, "Les plantes" Larousse, "La vie illustrée 1899", Pictures and explanation about woven wild grass and fibres.

  • "Journal du collectionneur 1993" -Traube-, "Keith vincent: Nailsea glass david and charles newton albot london 1975", George Soane "Curiosities of literature " 1847, For complementary sources about the hippopotamus skin

  • "Les Guides Gallimard", informations about palm trees

  • "Coll.j.p. Favand", Picture of a cane made of a human bone

    "Magazine du pittoresque de 1865", about bones exportation.

  • "Les cannes de M. Paul Bourget", Multiples informations and comments, pictures about canes made of glass collection

This is only a part of the many sources that contributed to feed the substance of this exhibition.

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