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Perforated Perspective Prints

Gari and Corinne Melchers were inspired collectors and novelty figured as an important criteria in their selections. Antique prints depicting famous European capitals and important landmarks appealed to them because of their old world charm and affordability. But it was the rarer Perspective prints or vue d’optiques, that were their particular favorites and the Melchers […]

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Ginkgo trees and other curiosities

Standing beside, and slightly behind the Museum Shop at Gari Melchers Home and Studio are two gnarly, but lovely, ginkgo trees.  Planted by Gari and Corinne Melchers in 1921. They are favorites of the staff  when their leaves are such a radiant yellow that they burst with glowing brightness against the deeper blue skies of autumn.  We  […]

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“For unto us a child is born…”

“…unto us a son is given.”  Isaiah 9:6 One of the most commented upon paintings at Gari Melchers Home and Studio is The Nativity.  Featured for the holiday season, our curator, Joanna Catron, has written this accompanying description of the painting and its place the Melchers’ collection. As a note from the Museum Shop, we […]

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