Nathaniel Fitzwilliam “Nate” Archibald is a main character in the Gossip Girl series of novels and on its television adaption , in which he is portrayed by Chace Crawford. Nate appeared in episodes. Nate is considered to be the “golden boy of the Upper East Side. Throughout the show, Nate has been involved in numerous romantic relationships, none of which turned out successful. He once said to Dan; that all his life he has chased after girls that have been wrong for him. In the finale he is the only main character who is still single. Nate has aspirations for a future in politics, it was for this reason he took an interest in running The Spectator. Jude’s School for Boys. Archibald , is a French socialite, and his father, Captain Archibald , is a former Navy captain and a wealthy banker. He smokes copious amounts of marijuana and was once caught and sent to drug rehabilitation for buying a dime bag in the park, where he met and briefly dated Georgina Sparks.
Because his father, Alexander Stirling Calder, received public commissions, the family traversed the country throughout Calder’s childhood. Calder was encouraged to create, and from the age of eight he always had his own workshop wherever the family lived. For Christmas in , Calder presented his parents with two of his first sculptures, a tiny dog and duck cut from a brass sheet and bent into formation.
The duck is kinetic—it rocks back and forth when tapped. Even at age eleven, his facility in handling materials was apparent. Despite his talents, Calder did not originally set out to become an artist.
Blair Cornelia Bass (née Waldorf, previously Grimaldi) is a main character in the Gossip Girl series of novels and its television adaption, in which she is portrayed by Leighton Meester. Blair has an ongoing up and down relationship with Chuck Bass, and after Serena van der Woodsen and Dan.
Novel series[ edit ] Chuck Bass is introduced by author Cecily von Ziegesar in her Gossip Girl series of teen novels, the first of which was published in In the novels, Chuck is a relatively minor character, and has a series of flings with male and female characters across the course of the series. He got his name, Chuck Bass, from his signature chuckle in a bass tone, which often sounds like a raspy whisper.
Chuck’s role is initially that of an antagonist to the main characters. Chuck is largely friendless, but is tolerated by the others because of his family’s enormous wealth. He is described as having flamboyant fashion sense, with a penchant for scarves, and has a pet monkey named Sweetie whom he carries around with him everywhere. Lazy, and vain, Chuck’s only interests are sex and money, and he is frequently chided by his father for lacking ambition and performing poorly in school.
Following flings with numerous females and males , his only serious relationship comes near the end of the series, when he begins dating Blair Waldorf, a self-obsessed, luxury loving teenager. In the twelfth book in the series, Gossip Girl: It Had To Be You , Chuck is rejected from colleges because of poor grades and is sent to military school by his father.
He is the father of Chuck Bass and the husband of Lily van der Woodsen. He is portrayed by Robert John Burke. The Bass family is well known on the Upper East Side and are extremely wealthy.
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Perhaps that there’s so much to do, so many great places to dine, so many ways to access a growing community spirit: These, too, are all good reasons to visit and spend a few days as well. But beware; you might be tempted to hang about. As one something former New York City dweller admitted to me, “I came to Lewes to visit my retired parents and ended up staying myself. What is Air Mobility, you ask? Anything to do with the movement of troops, food and equipment, or, as tour guide Jon Andrews quips, “You call, we haul.
Interactive and compelling, there are over two dozen aircraft to learn about and explore. People come from all over the world because they can actually get on the planes. The Air Mobility Command Museum is arguably one of the best military museums in the country. You’ll hear accounts of delegates and suffragettes and one of the most sensational stories of the Victorian age: The Green, anchored by the renovated Old State House also worth a tour is an emerald jewel in the midst of Delaware’s State Capital, and often missed by tourists.
But I’m letting you know, these stories told by animated guides are too juicy to pass up. Why wasn’t the Victrola named after its inventor, Eldredge Johnson, and how did Nipper the Dog get all the fame?
In the case of antique phonographs, I politely demur — sadly shaking my head and lamenting that there are scores of different models, and condition is all-important. Plus, there are many, many phony phonographs out there, put together by basement handymen or by Asian factories. What then can someone expect to find when searching for real antique phonographs?
BIOGRAPHY. Alexander Calder was born in , the second child of artist parents—his father was a sculptor and his mother a painter. Because his father, Alexander Stirling Calder, received public commissions, the family traversed the country throughout Calder’s childhood.
Establishment by General Electric[ edit ] Company logo in stressed its leadership in international communication. In , the Wireless Telegraph and Signal Company, Limited, was founded in London to promote the radio then known as “wireless telegraphy” inventions of Guglielmo Marconi. As part of a worldwide expansion, in American Marconi was organized as a subsidiary company, holding the rights to use the Marconi patents in the United States and Cuba.
With the entry of the United States into World War One in April , the government took over most civilian radio stations, to use them for the war effort. Although the overall U. Defying instructions to the contrary, the Navy began purchasing large numbers of stations outright.
Encountering Antique Phonographs
Have a little faith, and if that doesn’t work, a lot of mimosas. Blair has an ongoing up and down relationship with Chuck Bass , and after Serena van der Woodsen and Dan Humphrey , they have the second longest relationship in the series. Along with Dan and Serena, Blair appears in every episode of the series. Contents [ show ] Summary Blair is the daughter of Harold and Eleanor Waldorf , respectively a successful lawyer and fashion designer.
The RCA Corporation was a major American electronics company, which was founded as the Radio Corporation of America in It was initially a wholly owned subsidiary of General Electric (GE); however, in , GE was required to divest its control as part of the settlement of a government antitrust suit.. At its height as an independent company, RCA was the dominant communications firm in.
Establishment by General Electric[ edit ] Company logo in stressed its leadership in international communication. In , the Wireless Telegraph and Signal Company, Limited, was founded in London to promote the radio then known as “wireless telegraphy” inventions of Guglielmo Marconi. As part of a worldwide expansion, in American Marconi was organized as a subsidiary company, holding the rights to the use the Marconi patents in the United States and Cuba.
With the entry of the United States into World War One in April , most civilian radio stations were taken over by government, to be used for the war effort. Although the overall U. Defying instructions to the contrary, the Navy began purchasing large numbers of stations outright.
Wildin Sheet Music A substantial cache of nearly 20, scanned sheets dating back to the s, as collected by Howard W. Hard to browse through because of the size, so be prepared to either search or spend a long time browsing. The Cleveland Library Consortium is a good reference point for Ohio ragtime and beyond, and is involved with exchange or temporary lending programs with most U. So what you find here can often be borrowed or copied for research.
This is an Edison Standard Phonograph, playing cylinder records. This is a Victor P phonograph, a premium model used primarily as an incentive to customers buying many 78 rpm discs.
Introduction Antique phonographs are fun, functional machines! Are you thinking of starting a phonograph collection? Did you just find one at a shop, online, or in your garage, and are trying to make sense of what it is? Have you had one in your home for some time and trying to learn more about it? This guide is intended as advice to those building a collection and looking for straightforward tips on how to judge the quality of an antique musical machine for the most value and enjoyment.
My suggestions are focused on phonographs from the acoustic era: Electric phonographs and modern wind-up reproduction phonographs are beyond the scope of this advice. Many individuals wish to acquire a phonograph in order to use it, meaning for playing actual vintage records. Others collect one or more phonographs as vintage decorative items.