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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Atlantic City, New Jersey - Hour One

At ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Atlantic City, this guest (right) brings in an heirloom oil painting by 19th-century Canadian artist Cornelius Krieghoff, known for painting vibrant scenes that tell a story. Appraiser Colleene Fesko is as pleased as the guest when she values the painting at an impressive $200,000 to $300,000.
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At ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Atlantic City, this guest (right) brings in an heirloom oil painting by 19th-century Canadian artist Cornelius Krieghoff, known for painting vibrant scenes that tell a story. Appraiser Colleene Fesko is as pleased as the guest when she values the painting at an impressive $200,000 to $300,000.

Airs Monday, October 20, 2014 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Specialists from the country's leading auction houses and independent dealers from across the nation travel throughout the United States offering free appraisals of antiques and collectibles. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW cameras watch as owners recount tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-neglected items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds. Mark L. Walberg hosts.

Behind the Scenes in Atlantic City

View photos from ANTIQUES ROADSHOW'S visit to Atlantic City on Saturday, June 6, 2009.

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Paintings expert Alan Fausel answers an Old Master mystery.

In this episode, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW touches down in Atlantic City, then detours to the Wheaton Arts Center in Millville, New Jersey, where appraiser Arlie Sulka looks at some beautiful old American paperweights and host Mark L. Walberg tries his hand at glass blowing.

Highlights include a Walt Whitman memoir inscribed by the author to a group of firefighters; a late 19th-century bronze and marble statue by the acclaimed French sculptor Albert Ernest Carrier Belleuse; and an oil painting by acclaimed 19th-century Canadian artist Cornelius Krieghoff, noted for portraying narrative-like scenes, valued at $200,000 to $350,000. Margot Rosenberg appraises a pair of folk art portraits attributed to Ruth Henshaw Bascom, ca. 1830, worth between $20,000 and $30,000. This episode originally aired in 2010.

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Field Segment: Antique Glass Paperweights

"Host Mark L. Walberg enjoys a lesson in glass blowing at the Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center outside Atlantic City

"Appraisal: Walt Whitman Inscribed "Memoranda"

"Ken Gloss appraises a Walt Whitman inscribed "Memoranda" in Atlantic City