- Sep 21, 2021
A Penny For Your...Loafers
Sex, style, age – how did the iconic loafer assume their position as a wardrobe staple among stars and seamen alike?
- Jul 29, 2021
Silver and Bronze Age Comic Books: putting the Human back in Superhuman
My foray into comic books started with the modern science fiction series by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra “Y: The Last Man”. It is an...
- Dec 18, 2019
Shattered Silk, Tragic Beauty
Shattered silk spontaneously tears itself to shreds. Men’s ties shattered at the knot points and the sleeves of women’s gowns tore.
- Dec 6, 2019
The German Kugel: A Christmas Tradition
Today hand-blown German Kugels have maintained their collectible appeal.
- Oct 8, 2019
Photographs and Autographs of Distinguished Civil War Union Generals, 1864
"...this album was created as a relic of the Union Army in order to raise funds for the care and preservation of the soldiers themselves..."
- Mar 25, 2019
No Batteries Required, My Weekend With Leica
Having the task of cataloging the cameras that slide through our auction house is one of the exciting parts of my job. When a consignment...
- Mar 11, 2019
Why I Wear My Pearls to Bed (and Why You Should Too)
Marilyn Monroe, Pearls; Bert Stern (American, 1929–2013); gelatin silver print My first string of pearls was given to me by my husband,...
- Mar 14, 2018
Candid Captures & the Leica Legacy
My gateway camera was a Canon AS-6 Aqua Snappy. I found it in my dad’s nightstand alongside photo albums of his college days, gallon...
- Feb 23, 2018
150 Stories About Indians: An Offering From Our Selection of Rare Books & Works on Paper
As our auction house product photographer, all materials cataloged for online sale pass through the studio and, ergo, my hands. I have...
- Feb 14, 2018
Local History: Early Documents from New Castle, Delaware
A recent consignment yielded two contracts of significant historical importance pertaining to the early years of the city of New Castle...