Lewis Wise was born in 1917. He has been associated with his father-in-law, Porter Blanchard, a silversmith, in the production of handcrafted silver for twenty years. Wise specializes in the production of handmade flatware and has won numerous awards in competitions and exhibitions.
The original object was scanned as a TIFF file on a Nikon Coolscan 4000 film scanner at approximately 4000 pixels on the long dimension. A 300 ppi JPEG file limited to 1024 pixels on the long dimension was then added to the CONTENTdm database.