The 2011 Theta Charity Antiques Show in Houston will have a special display of items from the Texas Governor's Mansion. For the first time since the devastating fire in 2008, the mansion will release a collection of fine and decorative arts to display at this year’s show. Jane Karotkin, Texas Governor’s Mansion Curator/Administrator of Friends … Continue reading 59th Annual Theta Show to Feature Collections from Texas Governor’s Mansion
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Who Made Andrew Jackson’s Sideboard?
At some point, likely between 1831 and 1840, Andrew Jackson bought a sideboard for his home at The Hermitage outside of Nashville. While the sideboard remains in the same room he placed it, information about where it originated has been lost. The sideboard is featured on page 405 of the recent book Philadelphia Empire Furniture. … Continue reading Who Made Andrew Jackson’s Sideboard?