National Geographic : 1933 Sep
PIECES OF SILVER 287 Photograph courtesy Oneida Community A SILVER-PLATING MACHINE DIPS MANY DOZEN KNIVES, FORKS, OR SPOONS AT ONE OPERATION A rack carrying the objects to be plated moves along under an overhead rail. At each tank it pauses, dips its cargo, and passes on. The weight of silver plate is determined by the time of immer sion in the solution. Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart MORE THAN 200 YEARS AGO WILLIAM III PRESENTED THIS COMMUNION SERVICE TO ST. ANNE'S PARISH, ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MARYLAND Francis Garthorne of Swithin's Lane, London, a court silversmith employed by Queen Anne, made this service, except the two small chalices. The set now consists of a flagon, chalices, credence paten, paten, and an alms basin, all engraved with the Royal Arms.