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Cowardly Lion Costume From 'Wizard of Oz' Sells for More Than $3 Million

The Cowardly Lion costume worn by Bert Lahr in the 1939 classic “The Wizard of Oz” sold for nearly $3.1 million on Monday.

The costume is made of real skins and fur, … 100 more words

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Unver Shafi

Unver Shafi is a painter of light and shade, large abstract works, urban fairytales, form and movement. The artist graduated in 1984 from Kenyon College, U.S.A. 65 more words

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Islamic Art Auctions, Fall 2014 - Some notes

Sometimes researchers tend to close themselves in an ivory tower made of books, articles, journals and objects of art (in my case inscriptions), without considering how the world outside actually relies on money. 1,081 more words

Islamic Art

Classic Schumacher F1 car to be auctioned

Michael Schumacher’s first podium-position Formula One car is to be sold at auction later this month.

The car, a Benetton-Ford B191B, enabled the legendary German F1 driver to reach third place in the race in 1992, in what would turn out to be the last Mexican Grand Prix to date. 278 more words

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Day 14: Disraeli had sherry and beaten egg. Or did he?

OK, so the NCTJ is probably not going to target despatch box drinks in our exam on Essential Public Affairs.

In all probability, I’ll never need to know about them in my professional life. 412 more words

Oil slick marks Ross Brawn’s debut in the Veteran Car Run

Ross Brawn OBE was due to rip the ceremonial red flag at dawn this morning in Hyde Park at the start of the Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2014. 150 more words

Sir Ben Ainslie, Ross Brawn, Paul Hollywood Among Starters in Bonhams London to Brighton Challenge

Great British Bake-Off celebrity baker, Paul Hollywood, will be officially starting the 2014 Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run this Sunday, alongside Olympic legends Sir Ben Ainslie and Sir Steve Redgrave and multiple world-championship wining F1 team boss Ross Brawn. 208 more words

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