"A Winterthur Primer" and Antiques & Fine Art Magazine

 

Since 2005 a special arrangement has existed between Winterthur and the magazine Antiques & Fine Art.  For each issue of the magazine, a Winterthur staff member provides an article for the series entitled "A Winterthur Primer."  Links to many of these articles may be viewed below.

 

2014

"Needlework and Their Frames: Multimedia Objects"

 

2013

"'My Dear Mr. Du Pont...' Connoisseurship of Maps at Winterthur"

"Stretch: America's First Family of Clockmakers"

"Stamps or Stencils?"

"Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience"

"Arriving in Style: Winterthur's 1927 Rolls-Royce Phantom I"

 

2012

"Scratching the Surface of American Painted Tinware"

"Mirth & Friendship: A Celebration of Humor and Alcoholic Beverages"

"The Furniture Designs of Gillow and Company"

"Easter at Winterthur"

"Engraving the Character of Artisans"

"American Blues: Celebrating a Nation"

 

2011

"Pastors and Patriots, the Muhlenberg Family of Pennsylvania"

"Getting a Handle on Silver Spoon Decoration"  

"Blooming Beauties - A Garden of Antiques" 

"Weathervane Finish Analysis" 

"Blue and White Resist-Printed Textiles" 

"Shaker Jesse Patchen's Account Book" 

"Paint, Pattern & People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1725–1850" 

"A Metamophosis: The Changing Nature of Fraktur Studies" 

 

2010

"Revealed: A Lost Illustration by N. C. Wyeth" 

 “Reverse Paintings on Glass”

 “X-Radiography Examination of an Embroidered Coat of Arms”

 “English Regency Wrought Iron Furniture” 

 

2009

“The John and Carolyn Grossman Collection”

“Decoding a Historic Map”

“Taste or Technology? Changing Silver Borders”

“American Portraits in Pastel”

“Mocha and Dipped Wares: Combining Fashion and Fancy” by Leslie B. Grigsby (Winter/Spring 2009): 286–87.

 

2008

“Decoration for the Everyday: Iron Cooking Utensils of the Early American Kitchen”

“Cleaning Painted Surfaces”

 

2007

“Invisible to the Eye: The Scientific Analysis of Decorative and Fine Art”

“A Look at Fabrics on Early American Quilts”

“The Winterthur Library: An Invaluable Resource”

“A Timely Discovery: The Story of Winterthur’s Jacob Graff Clock”

 

2006

“Acquiring and Researching Portraits”

“Underglaze Blue English Transfer-Printed Earthenware” by Patricia Halfpenny. (August/September 2006): 190–91.

“Alight with Style: Candlesticks of the 17th and 18th Centuries”

 

2005

“English Creamware: A Colonial American Passion” by Leslie B. Grigsby. (Autumn 2005): 218–19.

“What is Original?” by Wendy A. Cooper. (6th Anniversary 2005): 272–73.


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