Found in the quiet northern Ohio town of Fremont, the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center and his family home, Spiegel Grove, defy stereotypes of a sleepy house museum.
Located in the northern reaches of Paris’ 8th Arrondissement, tucked against the beautiful Parc Monceau, sits the Nissim de Camondo Museum, which holds the city’s most significant decorative arts collection outside of the Louvre.
By CHRISTINE RITOK & KEVIN G. FERRIGNO
The Decorative Arts Trust recently awarded a research grant to Historic Deerfield in support of a project focused on the 270-page ledger kept by Hartford, CT, cabinetmaker Lemuel Adams (1769–1850). Furniture historian Kevin G. Ferrigno discovered the ledger at the University of Miami (FL). The document provides an unprecedented record of the cabinetmaking business in Hartford during the 1790s…