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Music and Icon

Music and Icon

The Broadway Poster By Daniel Jay Grimminger, Ph.D Music has always gone hand in hand with the visual arts. Iconography, or visual images, is of importance since music itself – after it was passed on simply by oral means – is realized from a written or printed page. Music is, by its very nature, iconographic. […]

Great Collections: September 2017

Great Collections: September 2017

J. Pierpont Morgan Hartford native John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), founder of a banking dynasty still in operation today, was one of the great financial figures of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Well known for his successes as a banker, railroad tycoon, and steel magnate, he was also an important philanthropist and avid art […]

Heritage's "Lincoln and his Times" auction Rescheduled for September 17

Originally planned for July, this auction has been rescheduled for Sept. 17, so there is still time to take advantage of the very special opportunity to offer your items in this high-visibility sale! “Lincoln and his Times” will be heavily advertised and promoted, and is sure to draw attention from our Historical, Civil War, Militaria, […]

Ken's Korner: N.Y.C. Public Library buys William S. Burroughs trove

Ken’s Korner: N.Y.C. Public Library buys William S. Burroughs trove – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2006 William S. Burroughs is the third best known Beat Generation writer — behind Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg — but he may just move up a notch or two now that the New York Public […]