This book contains over 500 color
photos, displaying a wide range of cameras produced from the
earliest days of photography to the rise of the digital age. The
informative text provides a history of cameras, organized into
chapters by various camera types, including snapshot, folding,
rangefinder, single lens reflex, twin lens reflex, stereo,
panoramic, miniature, and spy cameras. Cameras within each chapter
are arranged chronologically to show the development of the camera
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This video examines a
series of antique photographs to see what can be learned about their
creation dates and the photographers who made them. The narrator
also discuesses a few tips for dating old photographs, as well as
learning about silver mirroring—a deterioration problem in some
gelatin silver prints. Click on the
title to view.
And look for other videos in selected articles.
Have Bob speak on antiques for your group or organization
Why not offer
ALL ABOUT ANTIQUES
is that course.
Antiques The Antiques Roadshow has
everyone buzzing about antiques–so much so that people often become
confused and think every old item is valuable. This course shows the
differences between antiques and collectibles, as well as how to buy,
sell, collect and display them. An overview of antiques from 1830 to
1910 covering furniture, ceramics, glassware, and silver will show
students what to look for in antique shops and in their home.
is what course participants will learn:
An introduction to collecting antiques.
What is an antique?
The difference between antiques and collectibles.
Determining an object’s value.
How to shop for antiques.
Followed by three antiques surveys:
(only in 3 and 4-week versions)
1. Furniture from 1830-1910
2. Pottery and Porcelain 3.Glass & Silver
And last, but not least, a show and tell of objects brought
to class by participants to demonstrate what they learned.
This course is available in 2, 3, or 4-week versions in the
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area.
Brooke today to book a date for your group.
No antiques or collectibles
are sold on this site.
How to Recognize and
Refinish Antiques for Pleasure and Profit
you ever bought an antique or collectible that was less than perfect and
needed some TLC? Bob's new book offers tips and step-by- step
instructions for simple maintenance and restoration of common antiques.
Get up to the minute news of antiques auctions
around the country and the world.