Books

 

2019             The Book of Mini, Kate Esme Unver, p 117, 118, 120

 

2019             Collectively Speaking: My Passionate Pursuit of Miniatures. Volume 2, Kaye Savage                                    Browning, p 13, 33, 63

 

2017             Miniature Masterworks, NMTM staff, p 16, 20, 27, 43, 44

 

2017             Collectively Speaking: My Passionate Pursuit of Miniatures. Volume 1, Kaye Savage                                      Browning, p 20, 21

 

2015             The Miniature World (Japan), Kazuko Nakamura, pp 23 - 27, 100, 102

 

2015             Highlights from the Collection of The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, NMTM                            staff, pp 27-33

 

2015             The Miniature, Grunwald Gallery Staff, p 21, 31, 35

 

2013             The Adell Venus Collection of Miniatures, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, p 8, 11, 36, 56, 61,                        62, 73

 

2007             The Miniatures (Japan), Kazuko Nakamura, p 19, 21, 70, 78-80, 82, 84-87

 

2003             Traditional Needlework in Miniature, Annelle Ferguson, p 35, 38, 46-49, 184

 

2001             The Pistner House: A Master in Miniature, Patricia Pistner, pp 46 - 47

 

1997              Zoom Sur La Miniatures, Musee De La Civilasation, inside front cover, p 54

 

1996              Reference guide to Miniature makers marks, Alice & Lee Frank, pp 369-370

 

1992              Toy & Miniature Museum of Kansas City, Ann Vernon, p 64,71,88-89

 

1988             Dolls' House & Miniature, (Japan), p 20, 28

 

1984             American Period Interiors in Miniature, Kate Doordan Klavan, p 114, 130

 

1984             Through the Looking Glass, Ann Ruble, p 84, 140

 

1981              How Things Are Made; National Geographic Society, pp 75-77. 202,000 printed as of Apr.                        1982

 

1981              Reproducing Period Furniture and Accessories in Miniature, Virginia Merrill and Susan                            Richardson, p 68

Magazines/Newspapers

 

2015             The Ledger Independent, Maysville, KY, Lifestyle Section, Robertson Selected Craftsman                          of the Year, January 31, 2015, Front Page

 

2015             The Home Shop Machinist, William R. Robertson 2015  Metal-working Craftsman of the                            Year, May/June 1995 , pp 33 - 35

 

2014             Miniaturas (Spain), Piezas de Museo William R. Robertson. June 2014. pp 18 - 21, cover

 

2010             Chicago Sun-Times, Sunday Section, Merry Little Christmas, Kara Spak, October 31, 2010,                        Front Page.

 

2008            American Miniaturist, Gateway to a grand collection, Lou Browning, March, 2008,  pp 8 -                          13, *Opening of KSB Gallery.

 

2007             The Sun (Kansas City, MO), Toy and Miniature Museum's program features local                                        miniature artist, Kellie Houx, March 21, 2007, Front Page.

 

2004            Kansas City Star, Showtime Section, Welcome to the Big toy house, John Mark Eberhart,                            March 31, 2004, Front Page.

 

2004            Dollhouse Miniatures, Twin Manors: William Robertson’s Colonial Miniature Museums,                            Marianne Clay, Nov. 2004, pp 18 - 21, cover.

 

2003            Miniaturas (Spain), Piezas de Coleccion Aula de Arquitectura, Feb. 2003,  pp 54 - 56

           

2002            Miniature Collector, Decorative & Fine Miniature Art Show. Jan. 2002, p 33

                       

2001             Dollhouse Miniatures, Show Me The Minis, Candice St. Jacques. April 2001. pp 59 – 63

 

2000            Dayton Daily News, Local Section, Experts refurbish Wrights' bike shop, Benjamin Kline,                          September 8, 2000  Front Page.

 

2000            Maison de Poupee (French),  La chambre de style Tudor de Thomas Warner, Jane Bishop,                        Winter 1995/1996,  p 15

           

1999              Miniaturas (Spain), Internacional: Bill Robertson Una caja de Herramientas, April 1999,                          p 47

           

1998             Piecework, Tiny Treats of Twin Manors, Jan Marsh, May/June, 1998, pp 40 -  44

           

1998             Miniature Collector, Tooling with Bill Robertson, Mary Kaliski, July/Aug, 1998, pp 30 - 35

 

1997              Star Magazine, Kansas City Star, Little Known Facsimiles, Stacy Downs, July 13, 1997  pp                          10-16

1996             Ingram’s, William Robertson Free-Lance Miniaturist April 1996,  p 27

 

1996             Nutshell News, Bill Robertson's Architect's Classroom, Jeanne Delgado, Feb. 1996,

                      pp 28-31, cover

 

1995             Star Magazine, Kansas City Star, Massive and miniature, Edward M Eveld, March 5, 1995,                        pp 6-8

 

1995             Maison de Poupée (French),  Stage de Bill Robertson, Joëlle Daviet, Fall 1995, pp 17-18

 

1994             Fine Woodworking, To every little detail, Alec Waters,  Dec. 1994, No. 109, p 134

 

1993             Maison de Poupée (French), Salle de classe pour architectes vers 1900, Ingeborg Riesser,                          Winter 1993/94  pp 23 - 25

 

1993             Maison de Poupée (French), Bill Robertson et la perfection du detail, Dan Weeks,  Fall                                1993,  pp 21 - 23, cover

           

1991              Traditional Home, Less than meets the eye, Dan Weeks December 1991, pp 92 - 99

 

1990             Workbench, Home & Shop: Small Business, Lawrence F. Okrend,  April 1990, p 8

 

1989             Nutshell News, A is for Accuracy, Kim Remesch, May, 1989, pp  38 - 42, cover

 

1989             Miniatures Calendar, Kalmbach, cover, April, Oct.

                                               

1988             Nutshell News, The Wonder of Miniatures, Sybil Harp January 1988, pp 46 - 49

 

1987             Miniatures Showcase, Collections, Madilee C. Wnek,  Vol 2, pp 54-55

 

1987             The Montgomery Journal, Giant in Miniature, Gidget Fuentes, March 13, 1987, Front                                  Page     

 

1987              Washington Post, Home section, Exploring Small-Minded Crafts, Cristina Del Sesto,                                   October 22, 1987, p 30

 

1987              Washington Post, Style section, Miraculous Miniatures, Sarah Booth Conroy, November,                           2, 1987,  p C1

           

1987              Washington Post ,Weekend Section, The [National] Geographic's Small World, Hank                                Burchard, November 23, 1987, p 49.      

“If you don't have all the time in the world it might be best to rush past all these wonders to the crowning exhibit, William R. Robertson's Georgian

mansion, which is the sort of dollhouse Fabergé might have built for a Tsarina”

 

1987             Fine Woodworking, William Robertson; Glimpses into a miniaturist's world, Jim                                          Cummins, Sept., 1987, p 85. Threads Magazine, She Likes to Do A Little Needlework                                  Oct/Nov 1987, Back Cover Feature

 

1987             Miniature Collector, Bill Robertson: The Artist as Curator, Lillian Wachtel, Winter 1987,                            pp 31 - 33

 

1986             Amtrak Express, The Small But Perfect World of Bill Robertson Beverly Breton,                                            October/November 1985. pp 25-29

           

1986             The Virginian-Pilot, Small Passions: Miniatures exhibit is big on collectibles, Shirley                                    Bolinaga, December 15, 1986 Front page.

 

1985              Historic Preservation, Marvels in Miniature; A Skilled Craftsman & Tireless Researcher,                            Jan Leslie Cook, August 1, 1985  Vol 37, #4, pp 27 – 31.* Photos by John McDonnell of the                        WPO, WRR’s childhood friend.

 

1985              Washington Post , Style Plus Section, It's a Small, Small World, Sarah Ban Breathnach,                               August 9, 1985, P E5.

 

1985              The Miniature Gazette, The Making of a Thriller, Judith G. Ohanian, Vol 15, No. 1, p 32-                            33    

           

1985             Carpenter, United brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, A Miniature                                      Master, Beverly Breton, May 1985, pp 16-17 and back cover.  *Includes photo of WRR’s                              Grandfather.

 

1984             The Washington Times Magazine, The Magical World of Miniatures, Kathryn Ward Koch,                        January 17, 1984, cover

 

1984             The Washington Post, Saturday's Child, December 28, 1984   

                                          

1981              The Washington Post, Living Section, Mighty Marvels of Minute Grace, Sarah Booth                                  Conroy, Nov. 8, 1981, cover p 1. 986024 circulation

 

1980             Nutshell News, The Clockmaker's Workshop, Ann Ruble March, 1980. Vol 11, No. 30, pp                            38 - 43   

 

1977              Forecast! It's a World in a Nutshell: From Carburetor to Heppelwhite, Cindy Murphy,                                November, 1977, p 52. 1st time WRR's work was published

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