Interview with Barry Masters on coquina construction

Type:

Sound

Date:

05/23/1983

Item:

Audio recording

Container:

8

Series:

S1576

Item ID:

C83-40

General Note/Comment

  • One audio cassette. Recorded at the Minorcan Folklife Area at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival. Masters discusses construction with coquina, a limestone rock unique to the eastern coast of Florida. He also discusses building stucco coquina and the high cost of building structures with coquina. Coquina is a type of rock that naturally develops from discarded coquina shells. Found mostly on Anastasia Island near St. Augustine, Florida. For images of Masters, see S 1577, v. 20, slides S83-1418 - S83-1420; S83-1424; S83-1425.

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