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Whaling… a uniquely egalitarian pursuit.

Young America, like most of the world, was a segregated colony and country. That racial...

Springtime Musings on Nantucket.

This has of been a very strange and trying time for us on an off-shore...

Thrifty New Englanders: Yesterday’s Rag...

Thrifty New Englanders: Yesterday’s Rag Becomes Tomorrow’s Magic Carpet. Hooked rugs might be the all-time...

Third Annual Writing Contest with...

Third Annual Writing Contest with an Antiques Twist... Now For Adults Too! Posted on June 14,...

Once in a Lifetime Irish...

The Republic of Ireland is in desperate need of a philanthropic angel to preserve an...

The Remarkable ‘Time Capsule’ Apartment...

The Remarkable ‘Time Capsule’ Apartment of Madame de Florian. Every once in an increasingly great...

Christmas in Ireland: The Christmas...

Christmas in Ireland: The Christmas Panto. I admit it: I look forward to the annual...

A Festival of Christmas Trees.

A Festival of Christmas Trees. Christmas! That most wonderful time of year! The holidays start...

Netsuke.

Know Your Netsuke. Everyone is intrigued by netsuke. Year after year people come through my...

Antiques Depot 2013 Writing Contest...

The second annual "Antiques Depot Writing Contest... with an Antiques Twist" was a great success....

Antiques Depot 2013 Writing Contest...

The second annual "Antiques Depot Writing Contest... with an Antiques Twist" was a great success....

Second Annual Young People’s Writing...

The Antiques Depot is thrilled to be a part of this year’s Nantucket Book Festival....

The Day I met Jonathan...

I’ve been in the antiques business for about 30 years on Nantucket, and I’ve met...

You’ve got to love getting...

The study of history often seems to be a continuous review of one long war...

Antiques on Film: A Visit...

A period drama is a right proper feast of antiques. The proper choice, use and...

Antiques on Film

We all see the world in our own way. Our senses and perceptions are unique,...

Much Ado About Scrimshaw. Part...

We began in the last blog to take a close look at elephant and walrus...

And the winner is…

The Antiques Depot hosted a children’s writing contest this summer to encourage young people to...

Much Ado About Scrimshaw. Part...

When people first become curious about scrimshaw they are usually unsure of what exactly they...

Summer Writing Contest with an...

The Antiques Depot is encouraging young people to explore the world of rare and special...

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