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Setting The Alarm

Greetings. I’m almost at the end of my sick leave – words I’ve longed to say. Monday heralds the new dawn – back to work at last. 691 more words

Brain Tumour

Victorian/Edwardian art dealers directory. Part 13

John Albert Cooling
Cooling Galleries

John Cooling 1832-1905

On 13th March 1853, John Cooling married Elizabeth Hayes at Saint Anne, Soho, Westminster . When their first child, Elizabeth Caroline was baptised on 25th January 1857 , they lived at 4 Castle street, Marylebone, John’s profession given as artist. 674 more words


Christie's Art Storage Victorious Over Insurers in Hurricane Sandy Dispute

A New York state court has ruled that Christie’s Fine Art Storage Services will not have to pay $11.5 million to insurance companies who’d claimed the company acted negligently during Hurricane Sandy, allowing art under their care to be damaged or destroyed. 285 more words

Hurricane Sandy

Victorian/Edwardian art dealers directory. Part 12

George William Bowden
Bowden Brothers

George Bowden, (1826-1911), married Ann Elizabeth Hawkes, (1829-1920) on the 4th March 1850 , his profession listed as artists colorman, his father, named as William, was a book binder. 804 more words


Economist 1/29/16

  1. Chinese drink 40 billion litres of bottled water each year, up over 13-fold since 1998. That growth has a long way to go if China ever consumes as much per person as Mexico.
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Going Back To My Roots

Hello, hello. Sorry this blog has taken a while, I’ve had the hurry up from 4 people this week “where’s the blog, have I missed I?” Granted, one was my Dad and one was my best mate but still, I’ll take it :) 899 more words

Brain Tumour

Victorian/Edwardian art dealers directory. Part 11

Leggatt Brothers.
Picture Dealers and Printsellers.

When Henry Leggatt, (1818-1864), married Mary Willats (1821-1876), at the parish church of St Giles, without Cripplegate, on the 11th December 1844, his occupation was listed as ‘bookseller’, he gave his father’s name as Harry, also a book seller. 1,056 more words