Peter Green (Street Articles Author)
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Peter Green is the original founder of the Asheford Institute Of Antiques and is an internationally syndicated antique columnist, who has appeared on numerous television programs throughout North America and Europe. He has been speaking and writing about antiques and collectibles for over fifty years. For more information regarding this article or to contact Mr. Green, you can reach him at the Asheford Institute Of Antiques 981 Harbor Blvd. Ste. 3, Dept. 275, Destin, FL 32541 Tel. 1-877-444-4508

William And Mary; The Dawn Of Modern Furniture
One of the first true innovations in furniture was the William and Mary (1689-1702) style. It represented a sharp break with the past, and it is the earliest furniture made in England which has general livability. It is the first furniture made which could be used to furnish modem homes…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Continuing Education   Jan 16, 2012  
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Antique Dealers Shouldn’t Be Snobbish
I once heard the antique business described as a “wonderfully useless” profession. The more I considered that statement the better I liked it. In a way it is an antidote to some of the self-importance of the antique and art trade. Antique dealers, whether we like it, or not, differ…
By:  in  Business  >  Entrepreneurialism   Jan 09, 2012  
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Artists Captured An Era
In the not too distant past, before snapshots and family photographs existed, itinerant artists wandered the land both in Canada and the United States during the 19th century painting portraits of children. In fact, during early colonial times untutored artists recorded daily life and people in North America. However, it…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Continuing Education   Jan 08, 2012  
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