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Antiques in a Cow Pasture: New Sponsor, Fuel Discount
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Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit organization that builds simple, decent, affordable housing in partnership with people in need, is the new sponsor of Barn Star Productions' Antiques in a Cow Pasture antiques show in Salisbury, Connecticut, on September 9. Show promoter Frank Gaglio said, "Habitat for Humanity... has a solid foothold ... (Read More)

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Cyclorama Sold
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The Battle of Gettysburg cyclorama, a monumental (22' x 376') early 1880's oil painting by Paul Dominique Philippoteaux and nearly identical to the one displayed at the Gettysburg National Military Park, has been acquired by a group of North Carolina investors. According to a press release, Larry D. Laster, a Winston-Salem, ... (Read More)

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Jussel Goes to Freeman's
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Chris Jussel has been named head of the decorative arts departments at Freeman's in Philadelphia, according to Beau Freeman, chairman, and Paul Roberts, president. "I will be overseeing and assisting department heads in Americana, English and Continental furniture, twentieth century, and Asian arts," said Jussel in a phone interview. "It is ... (Read More)

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Fine Print: Kane Reports a Discovery
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Patricia Kane, curator of American decorative arts at Yale University Art Gallery, reports in the May issue of The Magazine Antiques on the progress of Yale University's ongoing project to record Rhode Island furniture makers and their products created between 1636 and 1800. She has added the name Ichabod Cole ... (Read More)

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A Maine Coup: Lunder Collection to Colby
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At press time, we learned that Maine art collectors Peter and Paula Lunder have pledged their art collection—over 500 works, including examples by John Singer Sargent, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Alexander Calder, and Paul Howard Manship—to the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville, Maine. We'll have more details when they ... (Read More)

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New Jersey Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair Moves to New Location
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The New Jersey Vintage Book & Ephemera Fair, produced by Tina and John Bruno of Flamingo Eventz, LLC, will be in a new location this year. The long-running show will be held on Friday, December 6, 5-9 p.m., and Saturday December 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at The Bethwood, an events ... (Read More)

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E-mail Tips and Scams
by John P. Reid

An imitation phishing e-mail like the real ones. Computer Column #317 John P. Reid, [email protected] It is all about e-mail this month. Archive E-mail Many of us save received e-mail messages for years as transaction records or for their information content. I have e-mail to and from companies written about in this column, fellow collectors, ... (Read More)

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The Chicago Botanic Garden Antiques, Garden & Design Show
by Danielle Arnet

I call this the show shuffle. Crowds on Friday morning were so dense that one could view some areas only in a slow-moving single file. Still, spirits were high. Here viewers admire Luncheon on the Terrace by Joseph O’Sickey (1918-2013). The 72" x 84" oil on canvas on the back ... (Read More)

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Artist--and M.A.D. Cartoonist--Wins First Prize in Art Contest
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  John Stinger of Stewartsville, New Jersey, who contributes cartoons to Maine Antique Digest, was named first-prize winner in the Warren County (New Jersey) Seniors Arts Program contest for his oil painting executed on location in Bucks County. Stinger was awarded top honors in the professional oil painting category. The painting ... (Read More)
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