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Informed Collecting: Fine Firearms
9th Anniversary
Collecting fine firearms has been a tradition among Kings, nobles, gentry, and merchants for centuries. Whether a sporting gun decorated with panels of engraved stag-horn or embellished with inlaid gold and engraving, or dueling pistols with
Destination: Twin Cities
In recent years, Minneapolis has come to be known as the "Mini Apple" boasting – along with its sister city, St. Paul – an art scene and theatrical events rivalling those of the "Big Apple."
Informed Collecting: Cotswold School, Arts + Crafts
By 1890, the Arts and Crafts Movement in England was already in its second generation.
Interiors of Beacon Hill, Boston
Photos by P. Vanderwarker For the students of American domestic architecture, the streets of Boston's Beacon Hill are an outdoor museum.
Into the Woods: Furniture History at Historic Deerfield
A new exhibition at Historic Deerfield brings a multidisciplinary perspective to early American furniture.
Investing in Art: Guy Rose (1867-1925)
One of California's most significant painters, Guy Orland Rose is known for his role in the development of impressionism in his native state.
New Light on Thomas Chambers
Discovered in the later 1930s and identified by name in 1942, when the first signed painting emerged, the distinctive marine and landscape paintings of Thomas Chambers inspired pioneering research.
Of, By and for the People: The Art of the Presidential Campaign
In 1836, after serving two terms as president, Andrew Jackson expressed two regrets: 'I didn't shoot Henry Clay, and I didn't hang John. C. Calhoun.
Selections: A Private Collection of American Stoneware
While a student in the 1950s at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathy, David Bronstein lived with a family who dealt in antiques.
The Pyramid Club and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
In 1937, a group of prominent African-American doctors, lawyers, and businessmen formed the Pyramid Club.
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