Monthly Archives: January 2002

Home Sweet Home – American Folk Art Museum

Home Sweet Home – American Folk Art Museum – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2002 Two school diplomas and a university degree were my reward for serving to seventeen years in the trenches of formal education. Names, dates, facts, philosophies, had been retained dutifully in my mind, but at the age of […]

Guess What? January 2002

Bob Cahn Guess What Article for January 2002 By Bob Cahn, “The Primitive Man” This month’s “Guess What” looks as if it came out of a box of Cracker Jacks. Diminutive, delicate – it denotes a miniaturization of Victorian form and design, with style and purpose that makes for a cerebral challenge of delightful proportions. […]

Hearth to Hearth: Christmas Pudding

Hearth to Hearth: Christmas Pudding – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2002 In the great celebratory feast, a highlight of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, Mrs. Cratchit’s Christmas Plum Pudding is described as only Dickens could do it: “Hallo! A great deal of steam! the pudding was out of the copper [boiler]. A smell like washing […]