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Coming of Age on the Piscataqua
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The Portsmouth Historical Society, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is presenting a special exhibit, Coming of Age on the Piscataqua: John Samuel Blunt's Views "From Nature," through October 31. This is the first time paintings by Portsmouth-born artist John Samuel Blunt (1798-1835) have been displayed in this city since the artist moved ... (Read More)

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National Course for Personal Property Appraisers
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The all-new, six-day course, "Appraising Personal Property: A Core Course in Valuation Studies Featuring USPAP," is the shortest and most complete package available for those wishing to learn the underlying principles of personal property appraising, including the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). As a bonus, the required textbooks ... (Read More)

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Stair Galleries Adding Book Auctions
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Wild Things
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The newest exhibition at the Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk, Maine, Wild Things: Selections from Kate Manko's Collection of American Folk Art Animals, will remain on view through December 29.Wild Things showcases nearly 100 objects of animal folk art from the personal collection of 26-year-old Kate Manko, a dealer and ... (Read More)

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Changes at Winterthur
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Gregory J. Landrey has been appointed director of the Library, Collections Management, and Academic Programs division (LCMAP) at the Winterthur Museum & Country Estate.Landrey started at Winterthur in 1979 as an assistant furniture conservator and later headed the furniture conservation laboratory. In 1995 he was named director of conservation and ... (Read More)

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Ohio Valley Americana Concentration
by Don Johnson

Garth's, Delaware, Ohioby Don JohnsonJeff Jeffers had a simple way of looking at the results from Garth's May 4 and 5 sale, which included the company's first-ever session concentrating on the Ohio Valley. "If it's a little special, the price becomes a little special too," said Jeffers, Garth's president.Indeed, there ... (Read More)

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Stowe Away!
by Mark Sisco

Gould Auction Company, Gardiner, MaineStowe Away!by Mark SiscoHistory and folk art always seem to mix well at Timothy Gould's signature "fresh to the market" auctions, and his May 12 offering in Gardiner, Maine, was no exception. Some classic early American samplers led the sale, followed by some historic artifacts of ... (Read More)

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Color Is Key at Green Valley's Spring Glass Sale
by Walter C. Newman

Green Valley Auctions, Mt. Crawford, Virginiaby Walter C. NewmanGreen Valley Auctions held its seventh annual spring cataloged auction of glass and lighting on May 18 and 19 at its gallery in Mt. Crawford, Virginia. The sale consisted of 1053 lots and included consigned items from several major collections.Three former officers ... (Read More)
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