Category Archives: Photographs

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones artist

In my small collection of old books are five volumes of ‘Good Words’ spanning 1862 to 1866. These were produced by the Dalziel Brothers, who ran a commercial wood-engraving company (they were considered to be the best in London at … Continue reading

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Carl Vandyk, Photographer to Royalty

I don’t usually collect photographs but I couldn’t resist this one. It is a portrait of a fine looking gentleman sitting at an amazing table in a wonderful chair. On the mount just below the picture is the name C. … Continue reading

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Signature Art

Although I buy pieces of art because I like them, there are items which contain more interest due to the signatures which adorn them.  This week I bought a postcard.  A ‘giant’ postcard from 1900 and although it is of … Continue reading

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Byron Harmon Photographer

I came across two pieces of Canadiana this past week which hve travelled 7000 km (4400 mi), around 80 years, and is in part about a man with an almost impossible goal.  A man who had a huge effect on photography … Continue reading

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Art of St Paul’s Cathedral

When visiting #London, one of the sites to see is #St.Paul’sCathedral. I have been a number of times and this chapter is about some of the artworks which I have in regards to St. Paul’s.  Most are from regular points … Continue reading

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Historical Photography as Art

I have only a few photographs in my collection but I acquired one the other day that qualifies as art as well as history.  Being a Canadian living in England this photo intrigued me because of where it came from. … Continue reading

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