What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking

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Written by
Fisher, Abby, American, 1832 - before 1920
Published by
Womens' Cooperative Printing Office, American
Medium
ink on paper , cloth
Dimensions
7 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 3/8 in. (20 x 14 x 1 cm)
Type
cookbooks
Place printed
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1881
Description
This is a small hardcopy book with a red cloth cover. On the front in gilt letters are the words [What / Mrs. Fisher / Knows / About / Old Southern Cooking]. The words "What" and "Know" are surrounded by a rectangular gilt outline. Set at an angle across this rectangle is a second gilt rectangle enclosing the words "Mrs. Fisher." There are abstract floral, wheel, and spindle shaped designs in gilt at both ends of the two rectangles. The cover is textured with small bumps. There are numerous stains scattered across the cover. On the title page is an archival repair to the bottom of the title-page, with a few words provided in facsimile. On the first blank page is a handwritten inscription.
Topic
African American
American South
Cooking and dining
Foodways
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.46.40
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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