Antiques Roadshow: Hartford, Conn. - Hour One
Airs Monday, August 22, 2011 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
"Antiques Roadshow" arrives in Hartford, Connecticut, then ventures to Mystic Seaport for a glimpse of America’s maritime heritage expressed in the Seaport’s collection of rare paintings.
Behind the Scenes in Hartford
View photos from "Roadshow's" visit to Hartford, Connecticut, on August 23, 2008.
Archive of C.E. Minor, African American Sailor
View photos from a remarkable archive documenting the life of a remarkable man.
Highlights include a 1965 poster for a Joan Baez/Bob Dylan concert at New Haven Arena, brought by the artist’s daughter; a pair of 18th-century silk shoes purportedly worn by one of George Washington’s dance partners; and a collection of 200-year-old Wedgwood pottery buttons found in an attic and valued at $1,500 to $2,000 for the set.
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