Monogram

I thought I would make a model after this very ornamental monogram pictured below: The antique original pictured above came from the old James McCreary Dept store on 23rd Street, 6th Avenue, NYC, I removed it from the lower portion … Continue reading

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Standing Griffin

Back around 1978 in my collection I had 3 cast-iron griffins like this plaster version, one from the Bronx was missing one wing, the other two were missing both wings. The iron ones were newel posts installed on the exterior … Continue reading

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Columbia

I happened to find a little information doing some mild research on the Morgan silver dollar’s portrait, the research led me to Eiffel and Bartholdi with their Statue of Liberty project. While the Keystone from the Riviera Theater bears a … Continue reading

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