Wacky Victorian Imagery

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November 18, 2014 by Dick Sheaff

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By and large, many folks think of the Victorian Era as a period of straight-laced, repressed conformity. But it was not, …
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Crackers can be just brilliant!

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November 9, 2014 by Dick Sheaff

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    British crate labels can be a visual playground, as they suggest that crackers can make young and old feel …
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2014 Victorian ??

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November 9, 2014 by Dick Sheaff

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Much to the delight of we collectors of vintage paper and design, an increasing number of designers, artists and craftspeople …
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19th Century “Cat in the Hat”?

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October 10, 2014 by Dick Sheaff

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      By Dick Sheaff   I recently came across an otherwise forgettable stock trade card that immediately put …
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Arabesques and Circle Eights

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October 1, 2014 by Dick Sheaff

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By Dick Sheaff Roller skating is a subject which offers 200+ years of ephemera to collect and/or study.  The first …
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THE ROYCROFTERS – THE ROOTS OF PROTEST?

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September 28, 2014 by SherylJaeger

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EPHEMERA DETECTIVE THE ROYCROFTERS – THE ROOTS OF PROTEST? By John G. Sayers (jasayers@saybuck.com) Were 20th Century art and antiques …
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Dressmakers’ tools

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September 23, 2014 by Dick Sheaff

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By Dick Sheaff I recently came across a stunning example of Victorian “Artistic” decoration, on a dressmaker’s square, a 15″ …
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A Feast for the Eyes: Gastronomy & Fine Print Symposium

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September 18, 2014 by admin

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24 & SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2014 San Francisco Early Bird Registration through September 1, 2014: $135…2-Day Pass for Members $155…2-Day …
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ESA35 – “The Sporting Life” to be held in March 2015, Greenwich CT.

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August 25, 2014 by SherylJaeger

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The conference title for ESA35 is The Sporting Life. The location is the same, The Grand Hyatt in Greenwich CT. …
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The Ephemera 34 Food & Wine Videos as Now Available for Viewing

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August 24, 2014 by SherylJaeger

To view the actual presentations of the Food & Wine presenters click on the links below. WILLIAM WOYS WEAVER STEPHEN …
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