Archive for the Display Case Category

Portals by Joseph Brunjes

Joseph Brunjes is a Wilmington, NC native who currently lives in Killingworth, CT. Joseph was a first prize winner in the 2014 Images photography competition and exhibition for his large format portraits of musicians. Primarily a film photographer, Joseph attended a wet-plate collodion workshop in December of […]

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Tea Caddies

Tea Caddies are simply storage containers for loose tea leaves. At first they were made of pottery or porcelain resembling medicine bottles, shaped either round, square or flat-sided, with lids serving as measuring devices. The tea box or “caddy” came later towards the end of the 18th […]

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Handmade Jewelry by KLSB Designs

April’s display case featured rainbows of handmade jewelry, provided by Kathy Lawton of KLSB Designs. Kathy creates her pieces using freshwater pearls, gemstones, crystals, blown glass beads, sterling silver and pewter. Her works have been featured at local craft fairs, and she designs pieces for weddings, proms, […]

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Library Association’s 50th Anniversary

At a meeting in January 1964, a group of about 20 residents voted to start an adult library in a space in the Killingworth Elementary School loaned by the Board of Education. It was to be an organization separate from the school library with its own by-laws, […]

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Antique Chocolate Molds

Just in time for Valentine’s Day (and a little early for Easter), the display case for the month of February features a fascinating array of antique chocolate molds. Kindly loaned by Thomas Goddard of the Sundial Gardens in Higganum, the molds feature familiar springtime fauna: rabbits, doves, […]

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Woodcarvings by Ernest Hill

On display at the library, during the month of January ~ woodcarvings by Ernest Hill. Whimsical figures, gorgeous reliefs, and even step-by-step examples of how to carve your own pig, workboot, Santa, and more.

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