Tag Archives: Philadelphia

Bookshelf: Historic Architecture in West Philadelphia, 1789-1930s

Bookshelf: [amazon_link id=”0764337718″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Historic Architecture in West Philadelphia, 1789-1930s[/amazon_link] – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 By: Joseph Minardi Publisher: Schffer Publishing Pages: 192 Price: Hardcover $50 West of the Schuylkill River, what was once Blockley and Kingsessing Townships is now West Philadelphia. Here is a comprehensive look at the rich […]

Ken's Korner Web Extra: The Liberty Bell gets a wax job

Ken’s Korner Web Extra: The Liberty Bell  – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 The iconic Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, an enduring symbol of American freedom dating to the colonial era, is getting a wax job. A group of preservation experts is coating the inside of the artifact to protect it from […]