Chris Lane

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About me

Gender Male
Occupation Print & Map Expert
Location Denver, Colorado
Introduction Chris Lane has worked in the antique print and map world for over forty years. In 1982, he founded The Philadelphia Print Shop with partner Donald H. Cresswell. In 2010, Chris moved to Denver and opened The Philadelphia Print Shop West, which he ran until it closed in June 2022. Over the last four decades, Chris has bought and sold antique prints and maps, providing well research and documented inventory at fair prices. He has worked with private individuals, beginner and advanced collectors and institutions such as the Library of Congress, Clements Library and the American Antiquarian Society. Chris has written numerous scholarly catalogues, guides, articles and books, lectured around the country and overseas, and curated numerous museum and library exhibitions. For over twenty years Chris was a print and map expert on PBS’s Antiques Roadshow.