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Things that you just don’t see much anymore…

by Zoot Rollo

July 13, 2021

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Christopher Dresser designed this Letter Rack for Hukin & Heath around 1881.

In 2021 Bonhams sold the piece for US$ 1,912 (CA$ 2,386) inc. premium. Electroplated nickel.




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Chapter 32 Vital’s Humane Trap

I didn’t have any technology except my practical way of doing things. So I told them by pulling on the spring. If it is hard to pull it means that it would hit harder and that’s how I do it.

Cannon Fodder. Louis Ferdinand Celine.

Cannon-Fodder is an unfinished novel by the French writer Louis-Ferdinand Céline. The largely autobiographical narrative is set before World War II, and roughly continues where...

Bastille Day. 1789. Today.

Bastille stormed by Paris mob. On this day n 1789, a mob advanced on the Bastille, the crowd captured the prison, an act that symbolized the end of the regime of Louis XVI