Our Business and Background

About Us - Hyland Granby

Hyland Granby Antiques was founded in 1976 by Janice Hyland and Alan Granby. The business specializes in buying and selling museum quality 18th & 19th Century marine antiques such as cannons, navigational instruments, scrimshaw, marine art / paintings by artists such as James Buttersworth and Antonio Jacobsen, and important 19th century American ship portraitists. Hyland Granby Antiques also specializes in maritime folk art which includes figureheads, sternboards, carved eagle, etc.


Janice Hyland and Alan Granby have been in the press for many years; please see below. Janice and Alan have also written several books discussing marine art and artifacts and these are also described in the "PUBLICATION SECTION" of this website.

The firm does not have an open antique shop, but can be reached by email  (alan@hylandgranby.com) or phone: 1-508-771-3070.

About Us - Hyland Granby

Janice Hyland received her B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Boston University. Her doctoral work was in library science.


Alan Granby received his bachelor's degree from Clark University and his M.A. and Ph.D. at Boston University. Alan Granby's doctoral work was in media and technology.



About Us - Hyland Granby

Janice and Alan took delivery summer 2014 of their new Shelter Island 38 named OLD GLORY. She is a lovely runabout and can be spotted all over Nantucket Sound.


Antiques and Fine Art Piratenim: The story of an Extraordinary Historic Ship's FigureheadSummer 2015
The New York Times To Reel In Crowds, a Museum Is Showing a Fake PaintingOctober 31, 2014
The New York Times Part Ostentatious, Part IntimateOctober 24, 2013
Financial Times Magazine "How to Spend It"June 15, 2013
American Art Collector Treasure Troveā€”An Inside Look at Marine Art Specialists at HomeFebruary 2007
Robb Report Best of the BestJune 2006
Cape Cod & Islands Home Sea StoreSummer 2003
The Catalogue of Antiques and Fine Art A Haven in HyannisSummer 2002
Cape Cod Home & Garden At Home in Hyannis: Living with Fine AntiquesFall 1991
Cape Cod Life A New Light on Cape Cod LivingAugust/September 1988