Some articles on tin, bronze:
... the late 3rd millennium BC in the Middle East, first in arsenic copper, then in tin-bronze ... than 60 cm (24 in) were rare and not practical until the late Bronze Age because at longer lengths, the tensile strength of bronze starts to decrease radically, and consequently longer blades would ... The hilt, either from organic materials or bronze (the latter often highly decorated with spiral patterns, for example), at first simply allowed a firm ...
... was common in those early days, the Edgar Vaughn store issued its own tin coinage as local currency in various denominations (mainly 1C, 5C, 10C denominations) when dealing in barter transactions as a way. 1940s until it was removed in the mid 1980s, Loreauville had a Tin Man style water tower which was located adjacent to the existing Loreauville Volunteer Fire Department Fire Station on Bridge Street ... Its architectural style was reminiscent of the character Tin Man in the movie The Wizard of Oz (1939 film) ...
Famous quotes containing the words bronze and/or tin:
“Both nuns and mothers worship images,
But those the candles light are not as those
That animate a mothers reveries,
But keep a marble or a bronze repose.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“Another one o them new worlds. No beer, no women, no pool parlors, nothing. Nothing to do but throw rocks at tin cans. And we gotta bring our own tin cans.”
—Cyril Hume, and Fred McLeod Wilcox. Cook (Earl Holliman)