Established in 1998, James L. Kochan specializes in important early Americana, notably that relating to early exploration, military and maritime history of the 18th and early 19th centuries. including painting and drawings, artifacts, manuscripts, rare books and ephemera. We actively serve and support a clientele of distinguished private collectors, museums, and research libraries world-wide. The quality and breadth of our well-documented inventory is complimented by an extensive in-house research library and archive, allowing us to assist institutions and private clients in building and refining their collections with confidence.
Institutional clients include: Colonial Williamsburg, Historic Deerfield, The Historic New Orleans Collection, Fort Ligonier Assoc., Fort Ticonderoga, George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, The Library of Congress, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The National Army Museum (London), The National Museum of the Royal Navy, The National Museum of the US Army, The Osher Map Library, The National Museum of Scotland, The Smithsonian Institution, The Society of the Cincinnati, and the William L. Clements Library.
James L. Kochan exhibits at a handful of select antique shows per year, in addition to participating as a speaker or panelist at various public and professional conferences and seminars.
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