Bought from eBay maybe 12 years ago ". . . thanks Malcolm" The most important element to me are the blue biro writings AND the many Xs
Sunday, April 12, 2020
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Monday, March 16, 2020
A fellow collector and dealer in St Helen's Tasmania has one also, no packaging though . . .
and no idea about the object.
I believe that some material was pushed up the rear of the casting and set alight . . .
Is this an Australian thing, from USA, from Europe?
And what age is it?
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Thursday, December 26, 2019
Monday, December 23, 2019
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Can of paint: “Bergers Pure Paris Green” containing arsenic, England 19th c. Arsenic poisoning killed many renovators (and professionals) in Victorian England. In fact William Morris owned the mine that provided the arsenic for paint tints that killed many thousands back then.
This product is Canadian made so it swept the world, the 'green trade' . . .
ah, I hear you ask, what is the first tin?
. . . go on - use the search facility on this blog!
Friday, August 2, 2019
My first wife Janis, gave me the new round glass plate for my 70th birthday this July 6th 2019.
Ha - he has 65,000 Instagram followers and I think Janis also gave Barbara a very early rectangular plate from his first studio launch, way back . . . a fellow graphic historian!
Posting two found signs from Tumblr, still persisting and finding gems there . . .