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Foraging for early 20th Century glass and ceramics

Yesterday I had a foraging expedition with Nick Overton, Kelsey Lindstrom, two disinterested teenagers and dog. It was an eventful trip to Chorlton Ees in that we met a couple of guys dismantling a really well made shelter they had constructed in the woods. 378 more words

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I need to stop this

I am aware that I am becoming obsessed with this little project and probably need to stop posting these things. However, before I do I need to discuss my most recent one. 272 more words

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More on aboriginal glass Kimberley Point production

Today I received my second book purchase, the unfortunately named ‘Psychology of a Primitive People’ by the clinical psychologist Stanley Porteus. It was published in 1931 and is very much of its time, preoccupied with situating differing human groups into a progressive developmental paradigm. 409 more words

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Glass Kimberley Points held by the Manchester Museum

This morning Elizabeth Healey and myself popped over to the museum to have a look at their Kimberley Points. There were two boxes with nine or so aboriginal points and a similar quantity of copies (some of which had been painted to resemble stone). 253 more words

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Bottle glass Kimberley Point

This is my best Kimberley Point yet. It is made from a side (and therefore curved) section of a beer bottle. I have followed the published methods more closely this time in that I used a small hard hammer stone to approximately shape the piece, and then heavy abrasion and pressure flaking to finish it. 290 more words

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