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Ohio Finds: Folk Art Backscratcher

This item was carved from a single piece of wood and is believed to have been created in Ohio during the early 20th century.

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Ohio Finds: Riley Bratton Jug

Not a lot is known about this Ohio potter, but a bit of detective work found the origins of this jug he made that is decorated with an incised heron.

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Ohio Finds: Peaseware Sewing Caddy

This sewing caddy, treasured by collectors across the United States, was made by David Mills Pease in Ohio during the second half of the 19th century.

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Ohio Finds: 19th-century Ladle & Fork

The maker of these hearth utensils marked “Cy. Crites” and believed to be tied to the Crites family of Allen County is not completely clear.

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Ohio Finds: “Bells” by Paul Riba

This oil-on-Masonite painting is representative of the magic realism art movement.

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Ohio Finds: Woolson Coffee Box

This piece is typical of the wooden bins once found in general stores and small groceries.

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Ohio Finds: 19th-Century Shaving Mug

The shaving mug is a remnant of a bygone era. This one had sports a hand-painted design of a steam locomotive done by J.R. Voldan of Cleveland.

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Ohio Finds: Silver Percheron Trophies

These trophy vases were awarded to horses from Woodside Farms of Sandusky.

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Ohio Finds: Moon-Shaped Face Stone Carving

This unsigned piece is attributed to artist Noble Stuart, who is known for his carvings on the natural sandstone formations at Worden’s Ledges near Hinckley.

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Ohio Finds: Charles William Duvall Painting

The Columbus-based artist known for his landscapes painted this depiction of a wooded stream in 1927.

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Ohio Finds! Charley Harper ‘Wedding Feast’ Serigraph

The Cincinnati artist is beloved for his minimalistic, nature-inspired works. The originals are pricey, but limited-edition prints of his work are more accessible.

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Ohio Finds: 1802 Marietta Plat Map

This map outlining the city’s layout bears the seal of the Ohio Company and signatures of those who founded the Northwest Territory’s first permanent settlement.

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Ohio Finds: Wooden Folk Art Squirrel

This 5-inch figurine was carved from walnut by 20th-century artist Earl Hastings Beymer.

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Ohio Finds: Anna Pottery’s Famous Pig Liquor Flasks

Few objects commemorate Cincinnati’s days as Porkopolis, but brothers Cornwall and Wallace Kirkpatrick poked fun at the city’s reputation.

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Ohio Finds: Leuty McGuffey Manahan’s ‘Cutting Ice’

This folk art painting created by the artist in 1950 depicts frosty work from winters past.

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Ohio Finds: Miniature Blanket Chest

This circa-1830 chest with a distinct, thumbprint-like decoration is similar to ones crafted by Coshocton County makers.

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Ohio Finds: Zoar Garden Notebook

This personal notebook chronicles the work of Simon Beuter, who cared for the German Separatists community’s expansive garden.

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Ohio Finds: “Landing of the Pioneers” Painting

Artist Sala Bosworth’s work depicts the arrival of The Ohio Company in 1788. Samuel P. Hildreth, author of the 1848 book “Pioneer History of the Ohio Valley” commissioned the piece.

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Ohio Finds: Jewelry Store Trade Sign

This example of a unique form of advertising during the late 19th and early 20th centuries was once installed outside a Factory Street business in Canal Dover.

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Ohio Finds: Tom Wesselmann “Blonde Vivienne” Print

Born in Cincinnati in 1931, Tom Wesselmann became internationally known for his pop art depictions of female nudes.

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