Chris Lane

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Gender MALE
Occupation Printseller
Location Denver, Colorado
Introduction Christopher W. Lane is owner of The Philadelphia Print Shop West, in Denver. In 1982, he founded, along with Donald H. Cresswell, the Philadelphia Print Shop. He moved to Denver in 2010. Besides buying and selling, Chris researches, lectures and writes extensively on old prints and maps. He has written numerous articles that have appeared in journals and books, as well as a series of booklets on print and map collecting. Chris has also authored Prints of Philadelphia (1990 with D.H. Cresswell), Impressions of Niagara (1993) and Panorama of Pittsburgh (2008), and has curated several print exhibitions. In 1991, Chris was on the “panel of experts” for the American Historical Print Collectors Society’s project of the New Best 50 Currier & Ives prints. Beginning in 1997, Chris has appeared as the regular print and map appraisers for public television’s Antiques Roadshow.