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Incredible Collection of Rare Historical Documents and Autographs

A long time collector of historical autographs and documents has decided to sell his collection after building it up for many years.  The collection spans from the 15th Century to the American Revolution through the Civil War and includes many rare and desirable autographs and letters.  The collection includes documents and letters signed by King Read the full article…

Is Your Art Protected When Being Framed?

Over the past few years, I have seen a proliferation of people entering the framing business who are either not familiar with framing to protect the art and other works on paper, like a historical document or even a diploma.  When a document, print or other work on paper is matted with other than a Read the full article…

You Worked Hard For Your Diploma. Frame It Well.

  Young people spend years achieving their diploma through hard work and study.  In addition to the time spent, many and/or their parents invest a lot of of money assuring a good education and the end result from finishing and graduating with a degree… and a diploma. With so many businesses offering to frame your Read the full article…

The Art and Framing Industry Has Changed…For The Worst

  As a conservation framer, dedicated to preserving and protecting items being framed, it amazes me the sales tactics and false statements some of the “johnny come lately” framing establishments use to drum up sales.  They truly believe that people will accept their claims and advertising, and fall for it.  And, they are right, unfortunately. Read the full article…

Why Collect Historical Autographs?

  Unlike rare coins or fine art, you can collect amazing rare letters and documents signed by prominent historical men and women for a fraction of what you would expect.  For example, a document signed by Abraham Lincoln as President can be had for around $5,000.  Whereas a coin of that same era of similar Read the full article…

If you are going to invest, at least have fun doing it!

  In these uncertain economic times, when oil and stocks are facing shaky times, and you don’t know where to put your money, what do you do?  Put your money in something more challenging and educational! An excellent example is historical autographs and documents.  Historical autographs, unlike their more contemporary counterparts,  specifically sports and entertainment Read the full article…

What REALLY is Museum Quality Framing?

  What is Museum Quality Framing?  Genuine Museum Quality Framing is when the art or artifact being framed is really protected from harm, not only from external factors like lighting, but also from improper materials and/or techniques used in the framing process. In my over 25 years of framing, I have seen artwork and important Read the full article…

Thank You For Supporting Museum Framing in 2015… And Previous Years, too!

It is my humble appreciation of thanks and gratitude that I appreciate the support you all have shown me in 2015 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…

Museum Framing will be open New Year’s Day 2016

Because I took a nice family vacation to visit my wife’s family in Mississippi during the Christmas holiday, I am ready to get back to work serving my clients and their framing needs.  I will  be open New Year’s Day.  Just call me at 703-299-0100. With Museum Framing, you won’t deal with part time help Read the full article…

Museum Framing offers Engraving Services on Our Frames

Because we have framed historical documents and letters signed by famous people for museums and collectors, many of those people would want biographical plaques framed with a portrait and the autograph. For this reason, purchased a computerized engraving machine that does numerous fonts, sizes and other great engraving. A plaque will definitely make your art, Read the full article…