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Pugin and Herdman – two Victorian greats

January 29th, 2009 · No Comments

Funny how things come full circle, isn’t it? With an increase in knowledge and improved communications, the antiques industry is replete with remarkable discoveries that serve only to make the hobby of collecting even more compelling. See a slideshow of Hardman of Birmingham images Take the silver toast rack pictured here. It turned up in […]

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Gothic proportions

July 26th, 2007 · No Comments

Lovers of anything gothic should rush to their nearest cinema and revel in the latest horror blockbuster Van Helsing … “A shrieking bore” according to Peter Travers in Rolling Stone magazine, “[A] disaster of gothic proportions…” said MaryAnn Johanson in Flick Filosopher. But forget the unlikely storyline (or lack of it), Kate Beckinsale’s amazing hydraulic […]

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