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Secrets from the Studio of Jack B. Yeats to Be Auctioned...

DUBLIN.- When Jack Butler Yeats died in 1957 he left the contents of his studio to his niece, the artist Anne Yeats who carefully catalogued and managed her uncle’s sketchbooks, library, correspondence and belongings until she presented the bulk o...

An Attempt to Smuggle Hundreds of Stolen Antiquities from Israel was...

ISRAEL.- The suspect, a retired university lecturer with a Ph. D in history from the United States, sold among other things, silver coins from the Second Temple period and 1,500 year old clay oil lamps. He planned on leaving the country with a handful ...

Government to Auction "Unabomber" Belongings

By: Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (REUTERS).- "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski's handwritten manifesto against industrialism, his typewriters and other items from his Montana cabin will be sold at auction to benefit his victims, authorities said on Thursday. K...

Late Queen Juliana’s Attic Sale Draws Crowds of Royal Fans at...

AMSTERDAM (AP).- From threadbare armchairs to marble mantel clocks, garden furniture to a silver pocket knife, thousands of the late Dutch Queen Juliana's possessions are going under the hammer in an attic sale fit for a king. The four-day auction by S...

Late Queen Juliana’s Attic Sale Draws Crowds of Royal Fans at...

AMSTERDAM (AP).- From threadbare armchairs to marble mantel clocks, garden furniture to a silver pocket knife, thousands of the late Dutch Queen Juliana's possessions are going under the hammer in an attic sale fit for a king. The four-day auction by S...

Exhibition of Photographs by Robert Weingarten at Marlborough Gallery in Chelsea

NEW YORK.- Marlborough Gallery presents an exhibition of photographs by Robert Weingarten entitled Portraits Without People. The exhibition opened at Marlborough Chelsea and will continue through April 2. In his recent Portraits Without People series,...

New York City Sale of Jazz Singer and Actress Lena Horne’s...

NEW YORK, N.Y. (AP).- An auction of 200 items that once filled the home of jazz singer and actress Lena Horne sold Wednesday for $316,000, more than double the highest pre-sale estimate. The late star's belongings from her Manhattan apartment were auct...

Museum Recovers $50K Civil War Gun Stolen in 1975

RICHMOND, VA (AP).- A Civil War revolver that was stolen more than 30 years ago from the Museum of the Confederacy has turned up again. Collections Manager Catherine Wright tells WTVR-TV that the .36-caliber Spiller & Burr revolver was stolen in 1975...

Exhibit Opens on Curious George’s Wartime Escape

By: Holly Ramer, Associated Press WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH (AP).- Long before he pedaled himself into all sorts of mischief in "Curious George Rides a Bike," the famous monkey took a much more harrowing ride when his creators escaped the Nazi invasion of ...

Texas-Based Gaston & Sheehan Sells Spoils of Bernard Madoff’s Lavish Life...

NEW YORK (AP).- Anyone wanting to walk in the shoes of fallen financier Bernard Madoff was in luck Saturday: Thousands of belongings from his New York City penthouse, including his used shoes, went on the auction block. An anonymous bidder paid the hig...

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