Decades before people captured every moment of vacation on a camera, or a smartphone, there were picture postcards. Karen Knapstein turns to her own collection of scenic postcards to reminisce about a childhood trip in her latest Postcard Ponderings column.
Check out the inaugural installment of a new column, Postcard Ponderings, written by Antique Trader co-editor Karen Knapstein, as she explores her passion for postcards.
Antoinette Rahn, who brings extensive knowledge of both the antiques market and media business, has been named editor of Antique Trader.
The New York Historical Society’s “Stories in Sterling” is the first comprehensive book written about the New York Historical Society’s silver collection. Outstanding for its provenance, the 148 pieces cataloged in the book all were made or owned in New York from the 16th through the 20th centuries.
Book reviews: “Decorative Ironwork of Italy,” "Italian Ironwork: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Neo Classical," and “Discovering Hallmarks on English Silver.”