Restoring Lost Treasures
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 654
- Sep 14, 2020 7:00 pm
- 52:49 mins
From Medieval Knights to Coney Island, Carousels Have Hidden Stories to Tell Guest: Lourinda Bray, carousel historian, collector, and owner of “Running Horse Studio” From medieval knights to Coney Island, carousels have always been a popular form of entertainment. Bray restores them to their former glory, but these antique horses are more than old attractions from amusement parks—they represent stories of early America. For example, a carousel ride was a popular date for the working classes over a century ago. Resurrected Perfume Guest: Isabelle Ramsay-Brackstone, perfumer at the Lili Bermuda Perfumery A perfumer in Bermuda recreates a scent from Victorian England, thanks to an antique bottle discovered in a shipwreck.