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Antiques Roadshow; Rochester, NY

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Series
Antiques Roadshow
Program
Rochester, NY
Program Number

307

Series Description

ROADSHOW is part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt. 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 truth about these finds. Series hosT 100-400: Chris Jussel; Series hosT 5-600: Dan Elias. Series release date: 1997

Program Description

307: ANTIQUES ROADSHOW crowds in Rochester, New York, offer up antique toys, fine furniture and other classic, household items. Host Chris Jussel visits the George Eastman House, the former home of one of Rochester's most prominent citizens. Eastman revolutionized the world of photography and made it accessible to everyone with the invention of the first Kodak camera. Collectors from across the state converge on the Riverside Convention Center with a number of unusual items, including a nine-foot-tall fireplace mantel valued at $15,000 to $20,000 and an ornate cane rack that appraisers believe was carved from one piece of elm.

308: In Rochester, New York, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW experts look at furniture, decorative items, jewelry and paintings. Host Chris Jussel uses the Susan B. Anthony House as a backdrop for a lesson in women's history. Although Anthony did not live to see it, this Rochester native's work helped women win the right to vote with the passage of the 19th amendment in 1920. At the Riverside Convention Center, appraisers share collectors' excitement as they uncover a portrait valued at $18,000 to $20,000 and a rare,Shirvan rug that the owner inherited from his former college landlady.

Duration

00:64:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
Antiques and Collectibles
Creators
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; Rochester, NY,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5FDB39D7DE314AEDB0E1C1652F8B68B8.
MLA: “Antiques Roadshow; Rochester, NY.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5FDB39D7DE314AEDB0E1C1652F8B68B8>.
APA: Antiques Roadshow; Rochester, NY. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5FDB39D7DE314AEDB0E1C1652F8B68B8
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