Tag Archives: Rhode Island

Ken's Korner: Books bound in human skin? Yes, it happened!

Ken’s Korner: Books bound in human skin? Yes, it happened! – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2006 Here’s a true but slightly unsettling fact: the John Hay Library at Brown University in Providence, R.I., has three books in its collection that are bound in human skin: an anatomy text from 1568 and […]

The National Museum of American Illustration: A New Treasure in Newport, Rhode Island

The National Museum of American Illustration: A New Treasure in Newport, Rhode Island – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2003 A New Treasure in Newport, Rhode Island Long shunned by art museums for their mass-produced works, illustrators have earned a home of their own in one of Newport’s most beautiful neighborhoods. The National […]

Johnson & Wales’ Culinary Museum: Greasin' Up the Griddle and Rollin' into History

Johnson & Wales’ Culinary Museum: Greasin’ Up the Griddle and Rollin’ into History – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2003 Johnson & Wales’ Culinary Museum in Providence, RI Celebrates 130 Years of Diners Jack Nicholson got angry in one. Kevin Bacon got famous in one. Rosie the Bounty waitress got tidy in one. So […]