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The Jane Austen Story

Jane Austen exhibition reveals author’s life and brings new prominence to her final resting place.

Daguerreotypes Reflect Fashion Trends

MY  LIKENESS TAKEN: Daguerreian Portraits in America, 1840-1860 By Joan L. Severa Cloth $65.00 ISBN 0-87338-837-2 303 p., 8-1/2 x 11 300 daguerreotypes Kent State University [...]

Iconic Art Nouveau Chair

Richly carved chair by Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo – considered the first manifestation of the Art Nouveau movement, only one other is known to exist in the United States. The [...]

Antique Settee

An elegant antique settee upholstered with deep diamond-tufting in a French silk moiré is one of several Victorian sofas advertised in a c1900 catalog. Such a beautifully [...]

Antique Oak Pedestal Table

An antique oak pedestal table is a favorite piece of antique oak furniture for collectors. It is a must have for owners of Victorian houses and withstands daily use unlike [...]

William Morris Window Treatment

William Morris led the Arts and Crafts movement of the late nineteenth century, designing exquisite patterns of wallpaper, fabrics, and furniture, many which are still [...]
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