American Innovation Conversation with Collector Alan Rothschild

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  • On December 1, 2011, Collector Alan Rothschild sat down with Charles Robertson, guest curator of the exhibition, Inventing a Better Mousetrap: Patent Models from the Rothschild Collection, to discuss nineteenth-century American ingenuity, the patent models that represent the imaginative fever of the era, and the amazing craftsmanship that attracts collectors.