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Sunday, June 28, 2009

Online: Antique Trader Majolica Article

Majolica was once high-tech trend - June 17, 2009 by Mark F. Moran

In 1851, California had been the nation’s 31st state for only four months, and Millard Fillmore was U.S. president; Elisha Otis was perfecting his brake equipped elevator, and Robert Bunsen was tinkering with the burner that would one day bear his name; Jenny Lind, the “Swedish Nightingale,” toured America in a spectacle organized by P.T. Barnum; Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlet Letter” was being hailed by critics. Read the rest of this artilce at: Antique Trader Articles

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