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Isaac Beckett mezzotints

Today, we travel to the beginning of an art form. It was a privilege to add a piece by #IsaacBeckett (1653-1719) to my collection this week. Born in Kent, Beckett was apprenticed to a London based printer. While working there, … Continue reading

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Architectural Drawing as Art

I have several architectural drawings of buildings which are in many ways pieces of art.  They are also pieces of history showing buildings as they were conceived and built.  There are several avenues to research such items.  They can be … Continue reading

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Art of George Fall

In an earlier chapter, I talked about an artist by the name of #GeorgeFall.  The piece I talked about was unsigned and I speculated that it might have been by George Fall (1848 – 1925).  Today, I came across three … Continue reading

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Art from Harrow

Today, Harrow is part of the greater London area but from this etching by #EdwardDuncan, one would be hard pressed to see that.  Edward Duncan (1803-1882) was a superbly skilled artist in his preferred media – that of watercolour.  In … Continue reading

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