Museum Framing Articles

A Bad Assumption When Framing Your Art and Artifacts

Most people know that my main specialty is framing historical documents, antique maps, prints, collectible coins and currency. My hobby turned into dealing and now, adding protecting these items for future generations to enjoy and pass down. Unfortunately, many people are unaware that these items need to be protected and preserved to maintain their condition Read the full article…

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Framing Antique maps

Antique maps, as with other antique paper items, requires proper conservation framing to ensure longevity and protection of your antique map.  Unless trained to correctly frame a map, some framers use tape, glues or other adhesives to mount the map.  Many have even glue/tissue mounted the map to backing not realizing doing so would devalue Read the full article…

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Why Buying a Diploma Frame from the College or University is a Racket

  You have heard of credit card scams…Banking scams…Even scams from robocalls.  But, have you heard of diploma frame scams? Diploma frame scams can be found at your nearest college or university college store.  Why are they referred as scams?  Because colleges and universities charge a boat load of money for a minimal quality frame.  Read the full article…

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Thank You For Supporting Museum Framing in 2019… And Previous Years, too!

It is my humble appreciation of thanks and gratitude that I appreciate the support you all have shown me in 2019 and past years.  I look forward to a continued relationship this next year and forward! Rick has operated this business since 1989 and continues to do so.  Rick firmly believes that great framing comes Read the full article…

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Rare and Original Large Engraving of Washington Crossing the Delaware for sale

    Engraved by Paul Girardet and published by Goupil & Co.  Entered according to Act of Congress 1853.  The size of the actual engraving is approximately 42″ x 27″. Emanuel Leutze’s famous painting of Washington Crossing the Delaware commemorates the crossing of the Delaware River by General George Washington and the Continental Army on Read the full article…

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Beware of Cruise Ship Art Auctions!

How many of you have purchased art aboard cruise ship auctions?  If you haven’t, count yourself lucky! Why?  Because these art auctions are nothing more than overpriced venues for moving virtually worthless art at inflated prices.  As a matter of fact, these art auctions are filled with reproduction artwork, most worth less than the paper Read the full article…

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“Send him to his Mother” –(signed) Abraham Lincoln

  One of the most interesting items I have framed lately is a note written by Abraham Lincoln toward the conclusion of the Civil War where he orders a young man to be sent to his mother.  Rarely did President Lincoln evoke emotions in his orders, such as discharges, but this one must have really Read the full article…

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Abraham Lincoln Signed Page dated during his Presidency while the Civil War was happening, Museum Framed

  Abraham Lincoln Signed this leaf (sheet of paper) on May 31, 1864 in Washington, D.C.  During this time, the famous Virginia Campaign occurred when Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee went head strong against each other in the Civil War.  Signed leafs, letters and documents bring life to original autographs when you stop and Read the full article…

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Framed Set of 13 Colonial Currency Offered for the Christmas and Hanukkah season!

Remember the days of going to the gift shop of a historical town and buying a replica set of colonial currency?  Well, you can own an authentic collection of genuine currency from all thirteen original colonies.  Each piece of paper currency was signed by a prominent colonist over 200 years ago and some were printed Read the full article…

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Proper Framing of Historical Documents, Autographs and other Antique Paper

Being a collector and specialist of historical autographs, prints and maps for over 30 years, it has been my pleasure of handling and owning these important antique treasures.  The thrill of seeing and touching these amazing historical artifacts is enough to get you goosebumps up your spine.  Yes, even after all these years, I never Read the full article…

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