180+ year old time capsule: a rare copy of a Reeves & Sons Art Materials from around 1830 with color illustration. One of a few known to exist. More info at Early c.1830 Reeves & Sons Catalogue with color
Barbara Walkers paint box and watercolor from the 1830’s. More of her story at whimsie. com Barbara Walker’s Watercolor box
John James Audubon had a watercolor paint box very similar to one shown & with the identical label inside the cover this American Made Artists watercolor paint box by George C. Osborne 1830- 1840 see more at whimsie. com Paint boxes of Famous People
A treasure of 212+ year old unused watercolor paint can be found Reeves & Inwood artists paint box around 1790 Details at whimsie. com
A 210+ year old treasure box of Victorian watercolor paint and materials. with a colorful label. Available at whimsie. com
Original 150 year + old paint & materials survive in this treasure: a watercolor set was made around 1862 by Winsor & Newton. Their vivid colors won them the recommendation of Queen Victoria as shown on the label.
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Unused drawing paper from Alexander Calder’s studio in 1952. It took at least three people to Hand Make each huge “Double Elephant” sheet in the J.Whatman paper mill. Quire label above watermarks below, Details at whimsie com. VINTAGE PAPERS
Early American Made watercolor blocks by Osborne and A.P. Homer of Philadelphia 1830-1850, More information on source site:
The late Mrs L.M. Dibben must be still looking for her rent book, lost since the 1800’s. When she finds it She will be able to come round for what’s overdue her. If you live in one of her flats best to not tell her where it is.
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