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Hawaiian Style: The Roots of the Aloha Shirt [A]

Hawaiian Kou Calabash Bowls [V]


Handmade Holiday Cards from the Archives of American Art [E]

The Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art holds in its collections hundreds of handmade holiday cards. The cards featured in this exhibition reveal how artists imagined the holidays through whimsical watercolors, quirky collages, and cheerful prints and drawings.


Illinois History Teacher 1994-2009  [MA - TR] 


India: Art and Culture, 1300-1900 [EB]

The Arts of India, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas at the Dallas Museum of Art [EB]

Tibet and India: Buddhist Traditions and Transformations  [EB]

The Emperors' Album : Images of Mughal India [EB]

Kerala Folklore Museum [V]

Kerala historically known as Keralam, is an Indian state in South India on the Malabar Coast.

The Cultural Context of an Indian Textile [V]

Curating Krishna in the garden of Assam [British Museum]


Living with Indonesian Art - The Frits Liefkes Collection  [EB]

Ethnic Jewellery from Indonesia: Continuity, Creativity and Evolution  [EB]

Gold Jewellery Of The Indonesian Archipelago  [EB]

International Studio

Between 1897-1921, The International Studio was the U.S. edition of the British fine and Decorative arts journal The Studio, and was produced jointly in New York and London. Although the focus of The International Studio was art from an American perspective, for many years it replicated a percentage of material from the British edition. In 1922

The International Studio - Volume 8 - 10  [MA]

The International Studio - Volume 41 - 1907  [MA]

The International Studio - Volume 48 - 1909  [MA]

The International Studio - Volume 66 - 1918 - 1919  [MA]

The International Studio - Volume 70  - 1920  [MA]

The International Studio - Volume 72  - 1920 - 1921  [MA]


Art & Ireland  [EB]
Robert Elliott - Circa 1890
Treasures of Early Irish Art, 1500 B.C. to 1500 A.D.  [EB]

Irons and Ironing

History of Ironing [A]

Early Electric Irons [A]
Electrical self-heating flat-irons, electric sad-irons

Sad and Flat Irons [A]


European Ironwork [EB]

Contained in "Ironwork": The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, v. 22, no. 8 (April, 1964)

The Howard Roth Collection of Early American Iron [EB]

Skinner Auctions 2744M, 2743T and 2757B


Roman Frescoes from Boscoreale  [EB]

The Villa of Publius Fannius Synistor in Reality and Virtual Reality  


Overview of the Current Ivory Law [A]

Courtesy of Antiques Roadshow

African Ivories [EB]

Japanese - See Oriential

Jewelry -  See Side Button

Lamps - See Lighting

Letters - See Autographs & Letters

Kitchen Antiques & Collectibles

Tupperware [WP]


Columbia University Rare Book & Manuscript Library Collections [DB]

New York Public Library Archives & Manuscripts [DB]

New York Portrait Archive [DB]

71,557 Portraits

Prints & Photographs Online Catalog [DB]  New York Public Library
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs


10 Things to Know About Tiffany Lamps [A]

Cornelius & Baker: Manufacturers of Lamps, Chandeliers, Gas Fixtures, Bronze Ornaments  [A]

Mackinnon Fine Art

A Selection of Antique & Modern Lamps  [CA]

A Selection of Antique & Modern Lamps  [CA]

A Selection of Antique & Modern Lamps  [CA]


See "Books" for Antiquarian Books or "Authors" for specific writers


Under this section we are listing magazines of interest to the Art & Antique Fields.  This is a

great section to browse & see what you can discover. Also, the references in many books make note of these magazines.   We will be adding more as time goes by.

*Also see Periodicals for 19th Century Periodicals Serials

Antique Collecting Magazine - June 2011 [MA]

Antique Collecting Magazine - June/July 2017 [MA]

Art & Museum Magazine Spring 2017 [MA]

Art & Museum Magazine Summer 2017 [MA]

Art in America May 2017  [MA]

Art in America June July 2017 [MA]

Fine Art Connoisseur January February 2017  [MA]

The Magazine Antiques [MA]  Vol 1 No. 1 1922

The Connoisseur [MA] Vol. 1 thru 24  1901 - 1909

The Connoisseur [MA] Vol. 17 & 18 1907

The Connoisseur [MA] Vol. 59 No. 234


Magic • Old & New • Conjuring from the 16th-18th Century [AC]

Potter Auctions - August 2016

The Magic Collection of David Baldwin  [AC]

The Magic Collection of David Baldwin II  [AC]

Harry Blackstone Magic Auction  [AC]

Sleight of Hand • The Jeff Busby Collection [AC]

The Magic Collection of John Daniel  [AC] I

The Golden Age of Magic Posters  [AC]

The Golden Age of Magic Posters II [AC]


David Rumsey Map Collection [DB]

Boston - The Art of Politics or Politics in Art - Sept. - Oct 2016 [CA]
Including Boston Maps - Old Print Shop [AC]

American Revolution and Its Era  [DB]

Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750 to 1789


California - Maps of the American Northwest (Strong in Maps on California) [DB]

Warren Heckrotte Map Collection at Sanford University

Civil War
Civil War Maps - Library of Congress [DB]

Prewar Civil War Mapping  [A]

Union Mapping  [A]

Confederate Mapping  [A]

Field Mapping  [A]

Official Battlefield Maps  [A]

Commercial Mapping  [A]

Postwar Mapping  [A]


Glossary of Globe Terms [L]

Dating Globes [C] (From 1939 on)

Guide to Globe Makers - George Glazer [L]

Floor Globes [DB]

Pocket Globes [DB]

Novelty Globes [DB]

19th Century Globes [DB]

20th Century Globes [DB]

Planetary Models [DB]

The Art of Collecting Globes [A]

Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps [L - V]

Railroad Maps 1828 -1900 [DB]

Hint - Also see complete Atlases & Maps in the Reference Library



Tuckahoe Marble [A]


Earthenware Marbles [A]

Mason Jars - See Bottles


The Mutter Museum [V]

Maiolica, also called Majolica  - See Pottery

Middle Eastern Art

Afghanistan: Forging Civilizations along the Silk Road [EB]

Early Islamic Gold Sandwich Glass Cup [A] Corning Glass Museum

Learn about Islamic Art [V]

A Tour of the Victoria and Albert Musem with Tim Marlow and Edward Gibbs

Following the Stars: images of the Zodiac in Islamic Art [EB]


Military Dress:  Swords into Ploughshares  [EB]

Historic Battlefields  [L]

American - General

Gary Hendershott Americana  [CA]

Civil War

Also See Separate Civil War Section

Civil War Maps - Library of Congress [DB]

Weapons Used in the Civil War [L]

Marines - US

US Marines Corps  [CA]

World War One I

World War I and the Visual Arts: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, v.75, no. 2 (Fall, 2017)   [EB]

World War I  - Old Print Shop [CA] April 2017
100th Anniversary of the United States Involvement

World War Two II

Monuments Men: On the Front Line to Save Europe's Art, 1942-1946 [E]

Gary Hendershott World War II

Catalog (Unnumbered)  [CA]

Catalog 145  [CA]

Catalog  152  [CA]


An Expert’s Guide to Meteorites [A]

Museums - See Button on left

Including Museum Search Databases

Museum Management - See Button on left

Including Conservation & Restoration

Musical Instruments - See Button on left

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