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Historic Antique Row’s Restaurants

Historic Antique Row’s Restaurants

By Jon DeStefano The next time you visit Denver’s Historic Antique Row, 1100’s through 1800′ South Broadway, be sure to dive into their wide variety of restaurants and eateries. They offer great food and great shopping. The following is a brief summary of what is there. Maria Empanada Restaurant 1298 S. Broadway 303-934-2221 Homemade everything. Baked from scratch deliciousness is […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Art Deco Glass of the United States

Art Deco Glass of the United States

By Tom Cotter, January 13, 2015 Born in Europe, migrating to the United States, and, arguably, climaxing with either a 1925 exhibit in Paris or with the New York World’s Fair in 1939 and the beginning of World War II, Art Deco was a glimpse into the past shot through with the 20th Century conversion to mechanization. According to Wikipedia, […]

by · February 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
The Story Behind the Cards

The Story Behind the Cards

by Dede Horan Anyone who collects vintage postcards has probably come across ones of illustrated highway maps. If these maps were from the Midwest with detailed small illustrations, they may well have been designed by Gene McConnell, an artist and photographer from North Platte, Nebraska. He received his art training at the Denver Art Institute which he attended on the […]

by · January 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Christmas Paper Dolls Were Eagerly Awaited

Christmas Paper Dolls Were Eagerly Awaited

By Roy Nuhn   Greatly treasured by today’s collectors are the many wonderful paper dolls of the last 150 years. Of all the types available, paper dolls from magazines and newspapers rank among the favorites. Enthusiasm, however, is strongest for Christmas and Santa Claus themes from the printed pages of such popular periodicals as Good Housekeeping, Woman’s Home Companion and […]

by · December 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Recognizing the Stylized Look of Theorem Paintings

Recognizing the Stylized Look of Theorem Paintings

By Anne Gilbert Theorem paintings, that became popular in the early 19th century, began with the cutting of stencils into various shapes. Usually fruit and leaves were used, however rare examples have been discovered using bird shapes. A good example of what stenciled designs look like are antique Hitchcock chairs. The first step was deciding what the main subject, such […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature Article