ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

Program Details
Air Time: 
09/21/2013 - 1:00pm - 1:59pm
Program Title: 
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - HOUR ONE
Program Service: 
TV
Program URL: 
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/roadshow/
PSIP Description: 
An 1881 painting by Jasper Cropsey and a letter by Gerald Ford to his former teacher are appraised.
Long Description: 
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW drives to the Gilmore Car Museum near Grand Rapids, Michigan, for a look at its collection of more than 1,500 hood ornaments or "mascots." Appraisal highlights: a letter from Grand Rapids native son, Gerald Ford, written in 1967 to his former kindergarten teacher; a pair of earrings made from cufflinks given to the guest's grandfather by Czar Nicholas of Russia; and an 1881 painting by noted Hudson River School artist Jasper Cropsey, valued at $300,000.