Tag Archives: E. F. Caldwell

Metropolitan Museum Electrotypes

I brought my family to the Metropolitan Museum of Art last weekend to see their collection of electrotypes. This is a funny area of collecting. The electrotypes (high fidelity copies, akin to plaster casts) were once a core part of … Continue reading

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ICAA NYC Holiday Cocktails & Auction

The Racquet and Tennis Club building on Park Avenue, designed by Charles McKim of McKim, Mead, and White, happens to be lit by tons of E. F. Caldwell Co. fixtures… a source of constant pleasant distraction for me. The Racquet and Tennis … Continue reading

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On the topic of tricky attributions:

A friend of ours from Virginia unearthed these beauties: A pair of carved marble and gilt bronze column torchieres, circa 1910. After cleaning and putting them back together I had a hunch they were made by the New York maker … Continue reading

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Greenwood Cemetery Architectural Design Tour

Recently, a group of staff and family from Remains went on a tour of Greenwood Cemetery in South Brooklyn, led by our friend Elizabeth Broman, Reference Librarian at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Greenwood is the permanent residence of many … Continue reading

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