The Antique Dealers Project Website
The research project is seeking to draw attention to the changing nature of the antique trade over 100 years and once we have sufficient data, you will be able to investigate and, crucially, to visualise the trading the changes in the antique trade over time.
The website will enable you to:
* see and compare the concentrations of dealers in various parts of Britain over time – when, for example, did The Cotswolds become a key location for the trade, and when did that change?
* track the different ways in which various dealers have been described and classified over time, and when for example, did dealers in ‘Old English Furniture’ emerge, and when did that term fall out of fashion?
* read about the changing history of individual dealerships as they move location,change ownership, or change trading specialisms.