Tag Archives: Cambridge

The Genius of the Reticent Inventor – Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell made the first long-distance telephone call in 1892, reaching Chicago from New York photo: Stefano Bianchetti

by Maxine Carter-Lome, publisher   “The Boston Advertiser prints an interesting account of an experiment in carrying out a conversation by word of mouth over a telegraph wire, made by Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Watson. … In a distance of two miles, with Mr. Bell in Boston and Mr. Watson in Cambridge, conversation was […]

The North New Jersey American Glass & Pottery Show Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

We are pleased to announce our that Annual “AMERICAN GLASS & POTTERY SHOW” will take place Friday evening, October 23rd from 6:30pm to 10pm and it will continue on Saturday, October 24th from 10am to 4pm at the Guardian Angel Church Auditorium, located at 320 Franklin Turnpike, on the S.E. corner with Allendale Road in […]

Collecting Old & Rare Books: Grandma's Old Books

Collecting Old & Rare Books: Grandma’s Old Books – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2012 by James Dawson One of my favorite bookshops ever was on Route 50 a few miles south of Cambridge, Maryland. Don’t look for it now, because it is long gone, but I used to see it from […]

Ken's Korner: Man trips and falls, shatters Qing vases

Ken’s Korner: Man trips and falls, shatters Qing vases – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2006 A visitor to the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, England, tripped on a shoelace and set off a most unfortunate chain of events. The man, who was not identified, tried to steady himself as he fell down […]