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Exquisite Fashions From Downton Abbey TV Series On View At Delaware’s Winterthur Museum.

By Jim Weaver & Mary Gallagher Millions of television viewers have watched  the British period drama Downton Abbey on public television (PBS) for the past three seasons.  If you can’t make it to the UK for an actual visit now there is an opportunity to see many of the exquisite costumes from the series. “Costumes …

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Santa Claus Images Have Made Remarkable Changes Over the Years

By Jim Weaver Santa Claus is one of the most popular image of the Christmas season.  We all love the jolly old man with the long white beard and bright red suit with a “belly that shakes when he laughs like a bowl full of jelly.”  But the Santa we all love and enjoy has …

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What’s More American Than A Bowl of Campbell’s Tomato Soup?

Gilt brass tureen By Jim Weaver Winterthur, the former country estate of  Henry Francis du Pont near Wilmington, Delaware, now a renowned museum and garden, is home to the nation’s premiere collection of American decorative arts.  It is also where you’ll find one of the world’s finest collections of soup tureens, the Campbell Collection.   In …

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