Inspired by the archaeological discoveries of the early twentieth century, Marie Zimmermann created extraordinary, and previously unstudied, jewelry in Egyptian and other revival styles.
After his death in 1896 George Cochran Lambdin was remembered by friends and memorialists alike for his paintings of roses.
In 1854 Gleason's Pictorial, the popular, nationally circulated magazine out of Boston, published an article promoting the lavish "Daguerrian Gallery" established in Cincinnati by James P. Ball (Fig. 6), lauding his images as "unsurpassed by any in the Union."1 In fact, Ball's Gallery (see Figs. 2, 4) was not so unusual.<
The powerful legacy of Duncan Phyfe comes with as many myths as mysteries. Peter Kenny and Michael Brown talk about the discoveries that bring the celebrated cabinetmaker into foucs at the metropolitan's new exhibit&a