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EYE ON ANTIQUES: PIECING TOGETHER THE STORY OF QUILTS
Often thought a product of the Victorian Age, quilts actually have their roots growing back into colonial times.
THE DAVID ANGELL TAVERN
Unwilling to leave their 1832 Cape, Dan and Kirsten Romani married it to an 1805 inn to make a home for themselves and their antiques.
DISPELLING OLD HOUSE MYTHS
Many tales told about old houses are taller than you might expect. We set the record straight.
Ellen E. Wilson and Paul Santagata
A DOWN JERSEY RESTORATION SOUTH JERSEY'S PATTERNED-BRICK HOMES
Built as a farmhouse, run as a tavern, and nearly collapsing from neglect, the Jarman House needed 30 years’ work to become a home. The house is among the survivors wealthy Quakers built using colored bricks as their palette.
THE PUZZLE OF LOVE
Making your own valentine can be challenging but these antiques puzzled their recipients, too.
LIFE IN EARLY AMERICA: ROMANCING THE THRONE
Lucre overruled love and ruined the greatest romantic tale of the 19th Century when Napoleon’s brother left his American wife to become King of Westphalia.
Karla Klein Albertson
INSULATING PERIOD WINDOWS
An easy-to-make upgrade can help you banish drafts without damaging the look or fabric of your old home.
SIDE BY SIDE: EARLY CANDLE MAKING
Colonial candles challenged both the dark and your nose. The right reproduction instills a period look without the smell.
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Old Is Not a Style
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Blue-gray paint on the woodwork in the Parkers’ tavern room picks up the color of antique pewter on the table and lining the wall shelf. Photo by Craig Ellison.