Tag Archives: Paper

From Rags to Riches, not Ruin: Papermaking, Preservation, and Conservation

From Rags to Riches, not Ruin: Papermaking, Preservation, and Conservation

Exploring Antique Technologies by Kary Pardy It’s no accident that when we think of ephemera, we think of printed materials. Paper, though powerful as a vessel for art and the written word, is not prized for its durability. The very makeup of paper involves breaking other substances down to reshape them into something thin and […]

Victorian Scrapbooks

Victorian Scrapbooks

Bound Memories & Scraps of Ephemera by Maxine Carter-Lome This album I’ve made is much more than a book. It’s worth even more than the time that it took. – Kimberly Rinehart, A Scrapbooker’s Verse Collecting and preserving information, thoughts, images, and mementos, whether for prosperity, education, personal reflection or enjoyment, is a pastime as […]

Publisher’s Corner: October 2019

Publisher’s Corner: October 2019

Enthusiastic About Ephemera by Maxine Carter-Lome Merriam-Webster defines ephemera as “something of no lasting significance – paper items (such as posters, broadsides, and tickets) that were originally meant to be discarded after use.” Yet to collectors, these pieces of history on paper are anything but “minor transient documents of everyday life,” as they were once […]

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Andy Warhol attribution, $32,400, Woodshed Art Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Andy Warhol attribution, $32,400, Woodshed Art Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A gouache, watercolor and ink on paper attributed to Andy Warhol (Am., 1928-1987), titled Chanel No. 5, sold for $32,400 in an online-only Private Art Collections & Estates Discoveries Auction held March 15th by Woodshed Art Auctions, based in Franklin, Mass. Also, Illustrations of […]

Gavels n Paddles: Lichtenstein lithograph, $10,030, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels n Paddles: Lichtenstein lithograph, $10,030, Ahlers & Ogletree

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A 1969 artist proof color lithograph on paper, pencil signed by artist Roy Lichtenstein (Am., 1923-1997) and titled Pyramids, sold for $10,030 at a two-day, two-session auction held Aug. 8-9 by Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta, Ga. Also, a collection of four early 20th […]

Boxborough Paper Town: The Vintage Paper, Book & Advertising Collectibles Show

BOXBOROUGH, MA – SEPTEMBER 19, 2015: Flamingo Eventz is pleased to announce the return of the popular Boxborough Paper Town – The Vintage Paper, Books & Advertising Collectibles Show. This is the original Boxborough Paper Show where you’ll find all things Paper – from classic Ephemera to Books, Board Games, Postcards, Advertising, Classic Vinyl, and […]

The Paper War

The Paper War

The Paper War Collectors Growing More Fascinated by Images, Themes of Wartime Propaganda Posters By Eric Bradley Propaganda posters, rich with emotion, symbolism, bold typography and stark images, are getting more attention from collectors as nostalgia takes over where persuasion left off. Last year, Heritage Auctions set a house record when it offered a rare […]