Monthly Archives: December 2001

Guess What? December 2001

Bob Cahn Guess What Article for December 2001 By Bob Cahn, “The Primitive Man” Simple but strange, or transposed to “Simply Strange” — either way describes this month’s “Guess What.” Obviously hand-held, this cast iron multiple opening device served a very specific multifaceted purpose. This is a much sought after example by collectors fanatically immersed […]

Hearth to Hearth: Childrens Cookbooks

Hearth to Hearth: Childrens Cookbooks – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – December 2001 The world of the kitchen was surely one that included children from the earliest times, as mothers initiated their daughters into the culinary arts and instructed them on the commonplace, intricate or subtle skills of a competent cook. But for millennia, the very […]

English Christmas Cards

English Christmas Cards – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – December 2001 By Carol Woodbury The avant garde English magazine, The Studio, is a wonderful place to glimpse the artistic atmosphere of the late 19th – early 20th centuries. Articles and reviews cover every school of art, every small town’s art show, every major […]