After a great week end at Goodwood Members Meeting MM76.
I thought Id bring you some images from the Bonham’s auction, see below.
This week I would like to look at increasing member numbers for our next meeting on… 81 more words
What you see: The Spirit of Christmas in Regent Street, an undated work on paper by William Heath Robinson. Bonhams estimates it at £3,000 to £5,000, or $4,200 to $6,900. 991 more words
“The accounts for the Duchy of Cornwall for 1483 – a momentous year in English history – are to be sold at Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts Sale in London on 21 March… 506 more words
Update: The lambskin mittens belonging to Apsley Cherry-Garrard sold for £7,500, or about $10,435–well above their high estimate.
What you see: A pair of lambskin inner mittens with cotton drawstrings, which belonged to British explorer Apsley Cherry-Garrard. 925 more words
7 February 2018
Göran R Buckhorn writes:
There are many good stories in the sport of rowing, some true and others not…
One of the great Olympic rowing stories is the one when Henry Robert ‘Bobby’ Pearce of Australia (later Canada) in a qualification heat in the single sculls at the 1928 Amsterdam Games stopped in mid-race to make way for some ducks, which were crossing the course on the Sloten Canal, where the rowing events were held. 265 more words