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Henri Toussaint and Cambridge

Just down the road from where I live is the city of Cambridge.  Renowned for its universities and their chapels, it’s place in English history, punting, and as a place of research into so many fields.  Into this mix we … Continue reading

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Frederick Landseer Maur Griggs a Modern Master

If you recognise the name of #FrederickLandseerMaurGriggs (1876-1938) you are sure to be an avid fan of etchers and etchings. F. L. Griggs, as he signed his works, was born in Hitchin, Hertfordshire and for me that makes him a … 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.  It’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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John Coney Etcher

This weeks focus is English etcher, #JohnConey (1786-1833).  He was born in London and like many an artist his talent was noticed at an early age. He was apprenticed to an architect to begin with where he honed his art … Continue reading

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