An exhibition explores the artistic circle surrounding poet Robert Frost during his Vermont years
Vermont? Especially rural, north-central Vermont? Vermont hardly figures in the standard literature on schoolgirl needlework
Thanks to the Center for Painted Wall Preservation a group of early nineteenth-century New England murals found a new home at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
If you’re traveling along Connecticut Route 16, just south of Main Street in Colchester, you’re probably driving right over the location of the first school in the state founded specifically for African-American children.
Revisiting Harvard’s Philosophy Chamber.
from The Magazine ANTIQUES, January/February 2011 | In 1948 Josiah Wedgwood and Sons commissioned printmaker and author Clare Leighton to make wood engravings for a set of twelve plates depicting New England industries. Leighton was in many ways a perfect choice with strong appeal to audiences in both England and the United States. She had established her reputation in Britain …
from The Magazine ANTIQUES, July/August 2012 | An advertisement placed by the Los Angeles department store Barker Brothers in the Los Angeles Times on November 13, 1929, records the earliest appearance of Porter Blanchard’s Commonwealth pattern, the first American flatware pattern to embrace modernism in both form and ornament (Fig. 3). Nine months later Barker Brothers featured Commonwealth again, in …