Monthly Archives: November 2001

Hearth to Hearth: The Fireless Cooker

Hearth to Hearth: The Fireless Cooker – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – November 2001 The fireless cooker was a strange beast. Even its name seemed to be a contradiction in terms. It cooked without fire and provided an effortless hot meal. Its early history is open to speculation and lies vaguely in the past, but […]

The Peabody Essex Museum: Redefining the American Museum for 200 Years

The Peabody Essex Museum: Redefining the American Museum for 200 Years – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – November 2001 By Adam Halterman Museums have been vital American institutions since the birth of this country. The past 200 years have brought exponential growth to the diversity and sheer number of museums, transforming them from […]