Tag Archives: United States

Art Colonies Along the Hudson

Art Colonies Along the Hudson

The Birth of American Art by Judy Gonyeau, Managing Editor With the onset of the industrial revolution in the United States, the ecosystem of the rugged landscape across the country appeared to be lost in the face of progress. The expansion of manufacturing was affecting what was once a pristine, breathtaking view of the American […]

Presidential Glass

Presidential Glass

Since at least the 1820s, North American memorabilia has appealed to the patriotic spirit by portraying the presidents who Americans so dearly loved. Manufacturers of material goods charmed the working class-especially the women, who had control over their parlor rooms that “overflowed with store-bought mass-produced objects, carefully arranged …” These items distributed to the American […]

13-state U.S. flag, $212,500, Freeman's

13-state U.S. flag, $212,500, Freeman's

13-state U.S. flag, $212,500, Freeman’s Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare, 18th century flag of the United States with just 13 stars sold for $212,500 at a sale of American Furniture, Folk Art & Decorative Arts held Apr. 18 by Freeman’s Auction in Philadelphia, Pa.  The […]