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Jacksonville, Florida
158 Year Old Antique Print Dealer
Interests: At my age I have only one - Selling Antique Prints. I specialize in Chromolithographs and Hand-Colored Engravings. I have over 7,500 prints listed in 40 categories. Check out my site at
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Marcantonio Raimondi, The Inventor of Plagiarism Plagiarism first came to be questioned as a legal issue shortly after the year 1500. In a way, Plagiarism was invented by Marcantonio Raimondi and some of the first laws put in place to combat plagiarism originated from Raimondi’s actions. Marcantonio Raimondi (c1480 –... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2012 at POCHOIR
POCHOIR – The Brightest Prints of them All Pochoir is an ancient printing process that was rejuvenated by the French during the 1900-1940 time period, mainly in Art Deco and Art Nouveau design & costume prints. It is a process based on stencils (usually made of copper or aluminum) through... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2012 at POCHOIR
Reblogged Mar 21, 2012 at SANDTIQUE's Antique, Rare Print blog
The Weirdest Antique Prints That I Have Ever Seen ! I have been in the business of buying, selling and collecting prints for over 30 years and just recently I acquired the weirdest set of antique prints that I have ever seen. They came from a dilapidated book called "THE... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2011 at Wierdest Prints
Why California Was An Island For 250 Years From the early 1500's when it was first discovered until the middle of the 1700's, California was thought to be an island by many people. In fact, some of the most noted cartographers published maps showing "The Island of California". Some of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2011 at ISLAND OF CALIFORNIA
An Antique Print has Nine Lives An antique print has nine lives. I will demonstrate this by following the history of a 200 year old print and track it from the time it was created to the present time. Each change in state or ownership will be considered a “life”.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2011 at SANDTIQUE's Antique, Rare Print blog
Historical Importance of Engravers Engravers in the Middle Ages had an important influence on history. With the start of printing in the mid 1400's and with engraved images increasing in quantity and importance in about 1500, historical information was, for the first time, passed on quickly and widely through illustrated... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2011 at SANDTIQUE's Antique, Rare Print blog
OWN PRICELESS GREEK & ROMAN ARTIFACTS You can own "priceless" Greek and Roman statues and artifacts. Although virtually all of the original pieces are housed in museums around the world, antique prints of these antiquities are readily available, even on E-Bay. MANY CHOICES TO BE MADE There are several choices... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2011 at SANDTIQUE's Antique, Rare Print blog
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