Siam: Kenneth Bought a China Set at an Auction

Dublin Core

Title

Siam: Kenneth Bought a China Set at an Auction

Description

The Danish Legation held an auction and Kenneth bought Margaret a China set there, the kind called Royal Copenhagen, for only $30 US gold (it was probably worth $300). Years later they sent it home to the US. 

Creator

Landon, Margaret (1903-1993) Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993)

Date

January 1, 1927

Rights

This digital object is protected by United States copyright legislation and/or related rights. This digital object is accessible without charge but its use is subject to the licensing conditions set by the Landon estate. The Landon estate currently reserves all rights.Unless expressly stated otherwise in the licensing conditions, you are free to browse print and make a copy for your own personal purposes. All other acts of reproduction and communication to the public are subject to the licensing conditions attached to the digital object.

Format

.mp3

Identifier

LC37-11

Provenance

Over a course of 13 years Kip Landon (Kenneth Landon Jr.) began recording stories from his parents, Margaret and Kenneth Landon, resulting in 95 hours of recordings. Beginning on July 20, 1976, recording finished in June, 1978. The project resumed again in 1982 for a few months. After a long break, the third recording period began in 1988 and concluded in March 1989.

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewee

Kenneth and Margaret Landon

Duration

2:46

Clip Location

Hour 37, clip 11

Sub-Collection

Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical

Citation

Landon, Margaret (1903-1993) Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993) , “Siam: Kenneth Bought a China Set at an Auction,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed June 19, 2019, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/444.