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Museums: Containing Collected History Over Time

The original Smithsonian Institution Building, commonly known as the “Castle,” was designed by architect James Renwick and constructed between 1847 and 1855. The Castle houses the Smithsonian Visitor Center and administrative offices, as well as the James Smithson crypt.

by Maxine Carter-Lome, publisher   Museums, in their many forms, are a universal experience shared by most people in this country, whether it is an art gallery, natural history museum, living history museum, or historic home. Every state, city, and almost every town in America has a museum of some sort – a space that […]

Circus Memorabilia: Bringing the Big Top Home

Circus Memorabilia: Bringing the Big Top Home

Circus Memorabilia: Bringing the Big Top Home by: Victoria Moore From as long ago as I can remember one of my fantasies was to run away and join the circus. That was probably after seeing my first Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey show at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Now that I’m an adult […]

Buffalo Bill poster, $18,975, Philip Weiss

Buffalo Bill poster, $18,975, Philip Weiss

Buffalo Bill poster, $18,975, Philip Weiss Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An iconic 1907 lithographic image of legendary Wild West figure Buffalo Bill Cody by Courier, measuring 28 inches by 42 inches, sold for $18,975 at an auction held Apr. 20 by Philip Weiss Auctions in Lynbrook, […]