Posts tagged “Smithsonian”

JAN
18
2016

Lincoln Rockers

By mwilcox

Lincrocker

This rocker dates from the third quarter of the 19th Century, generically called a "Lincoln Rocker" after the fact President Lincoln was shot while sitting on one very much like it watching a play at Ford's Theater in 1865. The original Lincoln...

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MAY
03
2014

Lenox Porcelain

By mwilcox

Lenoxoverlay

Lenox's Ceramic Art Company, which opened in 1889, was different from all other potteries. It was first organized as an art studio, rather than a factory, and offered unique artwares in lustrous ivory china, rather than a full line of ceramics....

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