Antiques

Found Object Art: Lady Monson

Ms. Moore is a found object artist (definition according to wikipedia: “art created from the undisguised, but often modified, use of objects that are not normally considered art, often because they already have a non-art function.”) whose interest in and fascination for the Edwardian period dissects with mine. Her interest in Lady Monson (nee Romaine …

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Antiques

1913 Stevens-Duryea shown at Biltmore Estate

From the Biltmore Estate: ASHEVILLE, N.C. – A rare 1913 Stevens-Duryea Model “C-Six” seven-passenger touring car will be placed on display for the first time beginning May 20 at Antler Hill Village on the Biltmore Estate. The car is one of 10 motor vehicles on the estate that was registered in North Carolina in June …

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Antiques Diplomacy History

Serio-Comic Maps of International Tensions

Any serious study into the Edwardian era will unearth a stunning array of double-dealing, back-biting, secret treaties, war-mongering, and imperialistic dreams between European, American, and Asian nations, which resulted in tension so thick, you could cut with it a rattling saber. I plan to discuss more of what GD Falksen so cleverly called “the steampunk …

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