Looking for documents and autographs from 17th century through early 18th century. Autographs of Early American governors, figures, etc. examples include WInthrop, Vane, Endecott, Winslow,…Continue
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Being an active collector of autographs and in the archival framing industry for over 25 years, I am amazed at what I see when I remove autographs from most frames. Framers should know better when framing autographs versus cheap posters.
My purpose in writing this is to inform collectors on what they need to tell their framer when having their items framed.
Truth be told, the incremental costs of framing it correctly is very little. Yes, my wholesale costs to purchase true…Continue
Last week, a property owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation called me up to repair a couple of framed antique prints that suffered some damage from the earthquake we had a few months back.
The items were donated to them from a prominent collector and were going to be displayed in their museum.
The original framing establishment was well known for framing important works of art. It was located in Georgetown, an affluent section of Washington, DC.