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Posted on 12/31/2020 at 04:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

If ever there was a reason to flip the calendar to a new year – a fresh start – this...

Posted on 12/21/2020 at 03:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

In 1882, during the Victorian Era and just two years after the invention of the light bulb, the first Christmas...

Posted on 12/07/2020 at 03:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

On September 21, 1897 during the height of the Victorian Era, an editorial appeared in The Sun (New York) entitled...

Posted on 11/19/2020 at 03:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

As we begin this season of bounty and thanks one aspect of Victorian life comes to mind, especially since the...

Posted on 10/31/2020 at 11:00 AM by Allison Sheridan

During Halloween season, the question inevitably arises, “Do you have anything creepy, scary or spooky in the collection to talk...

Posted on 10/22/2020 at 04:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

The feelings of fall, vibrant colors on trees, flavors of cinnamon and pumpkin spice, sweaters and light jackets, shorter days...

Posted on 08/13/2020 at 09:00 AM by Allison Sheridan

The first impression of a book is its cover design. Whether basic or elaborate, dust jacket or embossed leather, the...

Posted on 08/05/2020 at 03:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

Snuff is a form of pulverized tobacco and aromatic spices. Snuff, first introduced by Europeans to the Chinese in the...

Posted on 07/17/2020 at 04:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

I have attended two World Expos in my life. The first, although I was just 3 years old, was in...

Posted on 07/06/2020 at 03:00 PM by Allison Sheridan

CHIHULY, a singular name synonymous with glass, color, and sinuous forms, has forever marked the world of studio glass. From...
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