Tag Archives: engraving

Lucas van Leyden, master artist

I bought a couple of engravings this past week. They are both biblical scenes and created by the same artist. If they are by the original artist and not later copies by another engraver they are a couple of the … Continue reading

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William Lionel Wylie artist

Today, we look at British artist #WilliamLionelWylie (1851-1931). He was a painter of maritime scenes and considered the ‘most distinguished marine artist of his day’. His works are held in the many of the major galleries and museums in this … Continue reading

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Laurie & Whittle Publishers

I have a number of old maps in my collection and they usually appear as singles or pairs when I come across them. But a couple of years back I came across a bunch of them. Some 33 maps or … Continue reading

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The New London Magazine

#TheNewLondonMagazine was founded in the 1730’s and ran as a ‘monthly repository of knowledge, instruction, and entertainment’ for many years. ┬áIt’s monthly publication relied on numerous correspondents who provided curious and ingenious essays in prose and verse. The book I … Continue reading

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