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Antiques Roadshow; College Park, MD


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Series
Antiques Roadshow
Program
College Park, MD
Program Number

110

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

In College Park, Maryland, just north of the nation's capital, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW experts from the country's great auction houses—as well as independent dealers, appraisers and auctioneers from up and down the Eastern seaboard—look at silver, jewelry, some fine paintings, and furnishings both elegant and country. Host Chris Jussel visits the National Colonial Farm, preserved as a typical 18th-century tidewater farm, a far cry from the great estates owned by wealthy Virginia gentleman-farmers like Thomas Jefferson or George Washington, whose Mount Vernon is just across the river. At the University of Maryland, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW appraisers are treated to the sight of some rare and unusual collectibles, including a beautifully preserved 1850s quilt and some Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis memorabilia.

Duration

00:60:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
Antiques and Collectibles
Creators
Moreno, Aida (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Antiques Roadshow; College Park, MD,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_60C048E28E89438791BBB5389703A843.
MLA: “Antiques Roadshow; College Park, MD.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_60C048E28E89438791BBB5389703A843>.
APA: Antiques Roadshow; College Park, MD. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_60C048E28E89438791BBB5389703A843
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