Watkins' Pacific Railroad series documents construction of the trans-continental railroad from Sacramento to Utah.Carleton is made possible by many institutions and private collectors with a common interest in the work of Carleton Watkins and the desire to make his complete work readily available to all.To put your mind at ease, at the time of writing this, we have been dealing solely in glass for 8 years, and post approximately 1000 items of glass a year, all around the world.In that time I'm proud to say we've only had a total of 2 breakages, which I think is pretty good going.The 18th and 19th century category of antique quilts, spans approximately 120 years, and encompasses a large variety of styles and fabrics.The earliest antique quilts available for sale at Rocky Mountain Quilts are from the last quarter of the 18th century.
It will vary slightly depending on whether the focus is on the Hebrew Bible, the Old Testament, the letters of New Testament or the canonical gospels.
His photogaphs of Yosemite helped influence Congress and President Lincoln in the preservation of Yosemite Valley.
Watkins also made some of the earliest photographs of Southern California and the Pacific Nortwest.
After the American Revolutionary War, quilters began to make more pieced quilts, and also developed the appliqué technique of Broderie Perse.
The vegetable dyes available in the 18th and 19th century limited the colors available, but those same rich, deep tones are just the ones many are seeking today.
We have a large range of well known brands such as British glass makers Whitefriars, Wedgwood, Strathearn, Vasart, and Dartington, beautiful Scandinavian glass pieces from the likes of Holmegaard, Kosta, Orrefors, Mats Jonasson and Riihimaki, and popular Murano glass sculptures by Seguso, Barbini and Barovier & Toso to name but a few.