Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: Arrivas House Architectural & Restoration Data
Title: Outline III Arrivas House
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Title: Outline III Arrivas House
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: Arrivas House Architectural & Restoration Data
Physical Description: Interpretive outline
Language: English
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Box: 5
Divider: Arrivas House Architecture
Folder: Arrivas House Architectural & Restoration Data
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
46 Saint George Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Arrivas House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 46 Saint George Street
Coordinates: 29.896311 x -81.313236
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Bibliographic ID: UF00096020
Volume ID: VID00003
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: B12-L21

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III Arrivas House

A Chronology
1. Welcome visitor to the Silversmith Shop, an exhibition representing
the British period in St. Augustine History. Spanish lost Florida
to the British in 1763 and kept it for twenty years.

2. Main Themes
(a) British rule resulted in greater prosperity. The British
exploited the environment to develop cash crops such as
[ indigo just prior to the War for Independence.
(DrWith greater prosperity came an increase in the number of
craftsmen, including such skilled craftsmen as silversmiths
(b) Life of a silversmith
(1) works out of his home common for craftsman of the 18th
(2) aided by slaves (slavery increased as a result of planta-
tion system)
(3) Silversmithing/Technology
(1) Show silversmith at work
B Secondary Topics
1. Architecture fireplaces, windows on a larger scale bv the British.
Changes were permanent and even into the Second Spanish Period.
This is a First Spanish Period coauina 1st floor, remodeled during
the British Period.
2. Garden Crops Florida becomes more self-supporting; there is
increased trade with the English world.
C Direction
Go to the De Burgo/Pellicer Houses where we'll show you another aspect
of the British Period in St. Augustine

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