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Barry H. Landau, the once-esteemed collector of presidential memorabilia, was sentenced seven years in federal prison Wednesday for stealing thousands of historic documents from archives and libraries in Baltimore and up the East Coast. The 64-year-old...
Today's Google doodle honors Charles Dickens on his birthday. On the letters, you can see characters such as Tiny Tim of "A Christmas Carol" (one of my favorite works, in all forms, including the movie Scrooged and the Mr. Magoo cartoon). I always...
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Dorrance Kelly of West Redding has become a regular contributor to museums around the state. The retired oral surgeon, who practiced in Danbury, has collected art prints for years. In October 2011, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich showed his collection of...
San Jose Mercury NewsSAN JOSE, Calif. The world's last passenger pigeons perished a century ago. But a Santa Cruz, Calif.-based research project could send them flocking into the skies again, using genetic engineering to restore the once-abundant species and chart a revival...
When the Field Museum sold more than 30 works of 19th-century Western art for millions of dollars in 2004, it eased controversy by announcing plans to spend the proceeds on new artifacts and by holding on to four of the best paintings from the collection....
ReutersKEY WEST, Fla (Reuters) - The Florida Keys are the end of the road, where the legendary U.S. Route 1 stops for the ocean at mile zero, a classic American road trip. For many, it did end here, a place where ships crashed and wreckers saved sailors and...
Chicago Tribune reportersSteven Spielberg's film about a long-limbed, inspirational figure is finally coming to theaters. No, it's not a re-issue of "E.T." It's "Lincoln," starring Daniel Day-Lewis. Here are 10 facts about "Honest Abe": 1 Lincoln detested the nickname Abe, and...
The lithographs in Joy M. Kiser's "America's Other Audubon" are works of great beauty and scientific accuracy. But behind them is a tragedy — the story of a hugely ambitious undertaking begun in heartbreak and completed in grief. The art book...
It's official. Southeastern Pennsylvania has a new member on the board of game commissioners for the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Brian H. Hoover of Glenolden, Delaware County, will represent District 6, which includes Lehigh and Northampton counties,...
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Jacket CopyAs a little girl in Ohio in the mid-1800s, Genevieve "Gennie" Jones would accompany her country doctor father in his buggy as he visited patients. Along the way they'd discuss the natural world, which turned into a lifelong passion. Then......
Most American wildlife artists don't think twice when it comes to taking the super-realistic path pioneered so spectacularly by the great John James Audubon in the early 1800s. No one had ever seen anything like his closely observed, disarmingly lifelike...
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