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Julia Henri, ISA AM

Appraisals & Commercial Photography, LLC

Accredited Appraiser, International Society of Appraisers

Appraisal Services, Commercial Photography,  Collections Management Services, USPAP Compliant




Accredited Member Designation, International Society of Appraisers

Attendee ISA 2018 Advanced Appraisal Methodology

Attendee ISA 2018 Assets Conference (Pasadena, CA)

Compliant with USPAP, Current as of November 2017


2015 Foundation for Appraisal Education Award Recipient


Member, Costume Society of America, Columbus, GA

Attendee CSA 2018 Symposium, Colonial Williamsburg, VA


Professional Member Designation, The Author’s Guild, NYC, NY

Samples of published work may be read at




Staff writer for The Boston Herald, Boston, MA; Freelance Photographer for The Associated Press, Boston, MA; Intern for ABC News, Boston, MA; Freelance Journalist for Midcountry Media, Knightstown, Indiana as lead feature writer for Antique Week, Auction Exchange. Feature writer for Michigan History Magazine. Freelance Photographer for GettyImages. 


Business & Corporate:



Julia Henri Appraisals & Commercial Photography LLC

Staunton, VA

The Gilded Griffin

Online retail business since1990.

Luxury Historic & Collectible Fashions & Textiles


Former Department Head of Appraisals

Former Department Head, Historic Costume & Textiles

Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates, Mt. Crawford, VA



University of Cincinnati: College-Conservatory of Music: Violoncello and Piano Performance; Cincinnati, Ohio. University of Cincinnati: Journalism; Cincinnati, Ohio. Mount Ida College: Graphic Design, Business; Newton, Massachusetts. Massachusetts College of Art: Graphic Design & Illustration; Boston, Massachusetts. Continuing coursework at the University of California: Scientific Illustration; Santa Cruz, California. Interlochen School for the Arts: Computer Technology & Creative Writing; Interlochen, Michigan. Also on-going professional fine art coursework at important studios throughout the United States in Renaissance portraiture and figure studies, Medieval and Renaissance gilding techniques, professional calligraphy, egg tempera, fresco, drawing, silverpoint, watercolor and gouache, pastel, oil painting, studio photography, and digital technology.


Research studies at Rare Mss. Dept. Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France 


College Intern & Seller under George Goodspeed, Goodspeed’s Bookshop

at 7 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts: Illuminated Manuscripts, Autographs & Mss., Americana, First Editions, Prints, Genealogy, & Heraldry; On-going coursework in advanced appraisal methodologies & USPAP.


Instructor & Lectures:

Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, California: Classical Renaissance illumination & egg tempera painting, drawing, watercolor & gouache techniques, pastel. Private Studio instructor: Boston, Massachusetts and Los Gatos, California. Instructor of Fine Arts for the City of Los Gatos, Los Gatos, California. Instructor, Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, Michigan: Antiques & Collectibles Authentication, Identification & Appraising; Writing Historical Non-Fiction & Personal Narratives; City of Staunton, Virginia: Antiques & Collectibles Series Lectures, Intro to Textiles Conservation; University of VA (Autum 2019) Charlottesville, VA: Historic Costume & Textiles Lecture Series: Hats, The Importance of the Women's Millinery Industry in American History; also at William & Mary (Autumn 2019) Williamsburg, VA. On-going lectures, corporate/non-profit consulting.


References available upon request.  Email:

Working throughout the United States. Studio located in Virginia.

Click Contact tab above or call  740. 816. 1975 




Julia Henri, ISA AM

Accredited Member of the 

International Society of Appraisers

Current and compliant with USPAP

Foundation for Appraisal Education

Award Recipient, 2015

Appraisals for insurance, estate, donation, 

and personal or family documentation purposes.  


Able to track provenances and fact-check data

with leading experts in all fields.


Confidential, non-biased, well-researched,

and fully documented appraisals

feature professional photographic images.

Appraisal specialties include

fine art, historic documents,

 photographs, antiquarian books,

illuminated manuscripts, 

historic costume (clothing) and textiles,

glass, toys, dolls, and more.

Please inquire regarding other areas of expertise.

Nonprofit rates offered.

Click Gallery  above for examples of recent work.

Working throughout the U.S. and Canada
Julia Henri Photography



All thorough appraisals require photographs

or other types of imagery for documentation.


Julia Henri, ISA AM offers the finest professional level of photographic imagery included in the hourly appraisal fees.  


She brings over two decades of experience working as

a photojournalist, evidence photographer, and commercial studio photographer for publications, museum and auction catalogues, as well as appraising.

Appraisal photographs are taken in natural light, with minimal equipment, and onsite. Backgrounds are removed or reduced, whereas the appraised items are never retouched. 


Henri specializes in macro and color enhanced imagery. These photographs can identify artists's signatures or even tiny hallmarks that are not easily seen by the human eye or even with a jeweler's loop. 


Please click the Gallery tab above

to see more photographs by Julia Henri.



Julia Henri, ISA AM

Appraisals & Commercial Photography LLC

Accredited Member Designation

International Society of Appraisers, Chicago, IL

For further information, please phone:  740. 816. 1975  
Email your questions to this address:

Published Journalist & Photojournalist

Professional Member Designation, The Author's Guild, NYC, NY

Published work

Professional website

References available upon request.

Thank you.

Images and Text Registered © 2018 J.Henri

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