The Tobacco Trading Card Collection consists of hundreds of cards produced by tobacco companies in the 19th and 20th centuries. Ranging anywhere from British royalty to famous landmarks.
The Peter Werner Collection consists of thousands of toy soldiers from around the globe. With close to 14,000 pieces, it is one of the largest collections in the world and can be found on permanent display at The Union League Club in NYC.
A showcase of a beautiful and historically interesting collection of English earthenware pottery created between 1780-1840 in Staffordshire, England. Featuring Polito’s Menagerie and Wombwell’s Menagerie.
The Victory of Spirit award and related lecture series were established in 1988 by the Louisville Community Foundation and the University of Louisville to homor the devotion of Mary and Barry Bingham to ethical conduct. The award aims to demonstrate that ethical conduct is worthwhile and is valued by the Greater Louisville Community.
Paintings on Porcelain is a collection of work produced by students at the Royal Academy of Art during the 1800’s.
Thedragonclub.com is a not-for-profit club made up of collectors of rare Chinese antiques. Website includes several personal collections of members.
A beautiful collection of costumes designed by Daniel Lester in Chicago during the early 20th century.
Antique Chinese Baskets is a collection of rare, museum quality baskets, boxes and antiquities from 19th century China.
Steamship Postcards exhibits a collection of vintage steamship postcards and collectibles ranging from the early to mid 1900’s. An example of Deltiolgy, the formal name used in the United States for postcard collecting, the collection includes postcards that exhibit steamship images and art, as well as images of dockyards, landing stages and pastoral scenes.
NationalArtTreasure.org features Franc Johnson Newcomb’s stories of the Navajo people, art and culture. Includes thousands of pages of notes, manuscripts, correspondence and more.
NavajoPhotos.org features Franc Johnson Newcomb’s photographs of the Navajo people, art and culture. Over 200 of her photographs taken from her time spent with the Dine people during the 1930’s and 1940’s are showcased.
Eight months after New Mexico attained statehood in 1912, Franc Lynette Newcomb came west by railroad to teach at the Navajo Indian boarding school in Fort Defiance, Arizona. She became known as an Indian trader’s wife and was eventually recognized within academic circles as a scholar and writer on Navajo religious ceremonials. Newcomb’s documentation of Navajo art and culture has made a significant impact on Southwestern studies.
NavajoSandPainting.org features Franc Johnson Newcomb’s documentation of Navajo art and culture, including papers, texts, and the reproduction of ritual sandpaintings onto a two-dimensional painted surface. Her work, abetted by her friendship with Navajo leader Hosteen Klah, continues to be instrumental to the preservation of Navajo culture.