Antiquities

Charles Clérisseau – Inspiring Architectural Excellence

Charles Clérisseau – Inspiring Architectural Excellence

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A drawing in the Victoria and Albert Museum (V & A) at London by Angelica Kauffman (1741-1807) penned 1762 – 1766 is believed to be of the French drawing master considered one of the most original architectural draughtsmen in eighteenth and early nineteenth century Europe Charles Louis Clérisseau (1721 –…

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Adam in Georgian London – Investing in the Future of Style

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18th century Scottish architect Robert Adam perfected his knowledge of architecture on his Grand Tour by examining and drawing outstanding monuments from antiquity in Italy

Painting of Etruria Works

Josiah Wedgwood Tradesman – Tycoon, Firing up the Modern Age

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Josiah Wedgwood was a trend setting potter, manufacturing innovator and marketing genius who built a business empire in harsh physically demanding conditions

Antique Treasure Trove Days @ The Arts Centre Melbourne

Antique Treasure Trove Days @ The Arts Centre Melbourne

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Bring your antique and art treasures to be appraised by a savvy team of dealers in The Famous Spiegeltent, recently erected in the forecourt of The Arts Centre Melbourne. Antique Treasure Trove days will be held Saturday February 16 and March 16, 2013, commencing with the first session at 9:30…

Antique Treasure Trove in The Famous Spiegeltent, Melbourne

Antique Treasure Trove in The Famous Spiegeltent, Melbourne

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Bring your antique and art treasures to be appraised by a savvy team of dealers in The Famous Spiegeltent, The Arts Centre Melbourne on Sat Feb 16 & Mar 16 2013

Australia’s Leading Antique Experts – On Show at Melbourne

Australia’s Leading Antique Experts – On Show at Melbourne

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A team of AA&ADA dealers will be on hand to assess your treasures at Antique Treasure Trove days held at the Arts Centre Melbourne on Feb 16 & March 16, 2013

The Estate of the Late Leslie Walford AM – Mossgreen Auction

The Estate of the Late Leslie Walford AM – Mossgreen Auction

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Leslie Walford AM (1927-2012) was always a man in Vogue. Throughout my lifetime he was one of the most influential figures in the world of interior design in Australia. His appreciation for aesthetics and love for design was supported by a prodigious knowledge gleaned studying economics, philosophy and politics before…

Allpress Antiques @ Melbourne – The Past Founding the Future

Allpress Antiques @ Melbourne – The Past Founding the Future

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Allpress Antiques is a stylish starting and stopping point for all those seeking quality chic French and English country style furniture and beautiful objects

Graham Geddes – Antiquities and Decorative Arts End Sale

Graham Geddes – Antiquities and Decorative Arts End Sale

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On the weekend of the 15th and 16th September at Melbourne an auction of 1836 items by Leonard Joel will see dealer Graham Geddes collection come to an end sale

Olympic Games London – Success in the Ancient & Modern World

Olympic Games London – Success in the Ancient & Modern World

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Winning at the Olympic Games was every bit as potent to the athletes of ancient times as it is today – it was the penultimate place to achieve success in sport

Venice – La Serenissima, the Penultimate Place to Visit

Venice – La Serenissima, the Penultimate Place to Visit

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If life is an adventure then we must be ready in 20 minutes to go to Venice, where at twilight gondolas remain the most romantic of sights in this romantic city

Cherishing Wisdom – Treasures of the Bodleian and Humankind

Cherishing Wisdom – Treasures of the Bodleian and Humankind

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The Bodleian Libraries at Oxford are safeguarding and showcasing outstanding texts and ephemera so we can all enjoy the benefits of 21st century enlightenment

Archaeology – Met Show Explores Origins of Egyptian Art

Archaeology – Met Show Explores Origins of Egyptian Art

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The best and shortest road towards knowledge of truth [is] nature* In ancient Egypt their agricultural society, at first, was structured around a King, who embodied the Egyptian belief that their lives were being divinely guided and nurtured. During the ‘Old Kingdom’ in the 3rd millennium before the Christ Event,…

Conserving Culture – Cairo Genizah Fragments Now Online

Conserving Culture – Cairo Genizah Fragments Now Online

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The Cairo Genizah fragments are an accumulation of Jewish manuscript fragments in the Bodleian Library at Oxford. They are now online, so they can be studied by scholars and all of those with an interest in the rich heritage of the Jewish tradition.