Category: Collector’s Corner
If you go down to the woods today.
This article was first published in Collectors Corner, Oct 1st, 2000 in the Sunday Business Post In case you hadn’t noticed from the masthead, today is the first of October. This is of no major consequence except for the fact that from now until the end of the year, we can expect to be […]
Topographically speaking volumes
This article was first published in ‘Collector’s Corner’ of the Sunday Business Post, September 24th, 2000 Although the term ‘topographical painting’ suggests connections with local geography, landscape and mapmaking, in the strictest sense topography means the portraiture of places. The topographer’s task was chiefly to gather information and record a view for posterity. The topographical […]
Books for pleasure and profit.
This article first appeared in the Collector’s Corner of the Sunday Business Post on 20 February 2000 Book collecting has for years inhabited an inaccessible world of dark, musty shops open only to the erudite and the initiated This esoteric image may have been true once. but today it is a myth. The business is […]