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Art Aug 25, 2009

Signs of the Times

Signs of the Times ran at the Nantucket Historical Society from May to September of 2006. The exhibition covered the changing face of the Island through a wonderful collection of shop signs. Everything from restuaruants to blacksmiths were… Read more
Books & Magazines Aug 19, 2009

A Remarkable Curiosity

A Remarkable Curiosity: Dispatches from a New York City Journalist’s 1873 Railway Journey Across the American West brings alive the notes and portraits of Amos Jay Cummings. One of the most famous newspaper men of his day, Cummings… Read more
Art Aug 12, 2009

Northeast Auctions Marine Sale

This week Northeast hosts its annual Marine, China Trade, & Sporting Art Auction. The sale will take place at 93 Pleasant St. in Portsmouth, NH, and features a nice array of lots. For example the above Liverpool Jugs. Derin Bray, … Read more
Uncategorized Aug 5, 2009

New Hampshire Antiques Week

Antiques week has hit Manchester, NH. There are great shows and auctions throughout, and the events draw collectors from far and wide. The Bee makes simple note of this fact and draws attention to another gem in Manchester – the … Read more
Furniture Jul 31, 2009

Kiosk Beach Chair

The Kiosk Beach Chair is the culmination of three independent American brands working together. The Kiosk team loves the print work of Salvor, so they’ve had them handle the printed canvas. For the metal work, Kiosk sent the canvas to … Read more
Art Jul 28, 2009

Eldred’s Americana And Paintings Auction

While silver dominates the early lots at Eldred’s upcoming Americana and Paintings Auction (August 5 and 6, 2009), the real excitement comes in the form of some scattered ephemera. Within this subsection of the auction a few trade signs… Read more
Art Jul 21, 2009

Northeast Auctions Americana Sale

On Friday, July 31 to Sunday, Aug.2, 2009, Northeast Auctions (Portsmouth, New Hampshire) hosts its annual Americana auction. 1400 lots of early American furniture, folk art, paintings, ceramics, and miscellaneous art and antiques are… Read more
Art Jul 21, 2009

Eldred’s Marine Auction

On Thursday, July 23, 2009, Eldred’s Auction Gallery (in East Dennis, MA) hosts its annual Marine auction. Also included a selected pieces of Chinese Export. Among the highlights is a selection of ephemera from the S.S. President Harrison… Read more
Art Jun 17, 2009

The Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts

Celebrating 275 years of brotherhood, the National Heritage Museum has mounted The Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts. The exhibition explores the history of Freemasonry in the Western Hemisphere through objects and artifacts collected… Read more
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