CANADIAN SCHOOL ATLAS FISH

A trio of fish equipped for exploration of the ocean depths.

What discoveries await them!

The ephemera: vintage city plan of Montreal 1940s; vintage marine chart symbols; antique school book page 1895; School Atlas title page 1953; mechanical drawings 1940s; postal cancellation stamps 1930s; high quality reproductions of natural history illustrations of fish.

The found objects: rusty fleur de lys; antique stop watch parts; 1925 royal typewriter parts; antique optical lens; antique pen nibs; antique key.

Size: 7 inches by 7 inches

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In the Vicinity of Georgia Strait

While he was in the Vicinity he thought he would set Georgia straight!

SOLD to Zabrina 🙂

The ephemera: Original Vintage chart of Georgia Strait; high quality reproduction of a Natural History illustration of a Cuttlefish.

The found objects: antique glass doll eye; Vintage watch casing, movements and various gears; Royal typewriter striking key and other type writer bits.

Size: 7 inches by 7 inches

Whales Ahoy

Call me Ishmael…or anything else you want to as long as I get to see whales he said.

SOLD 🙂

Whales Ahoy by creartfuldodger (c)

The ephemera: origina vintage chart of the West Coast of Canada; original vintage stamp and registered mail sticker ; high quality reproductions of antique natural history illustrations of whales.

Size: 5 inches by 10 inches

Mechanical Pink

He was fully functional, keyed up and ready for his first Autonomous Adventure as an Automaton.  No Droguerie necessary. SOLD 🙂

The ephemera: original French billhead from 1900; High quality reproduction of a natural history illustration of a fish.

The found objects: vintage fish tackle; tiny antique key; antique typewriter and watch parts.

Size: 6 inches square on wooden substrate.

Eight

Defender of the deep, he had eight arms to protect his ocean home. Do not mess with Monsieur Pieuvre.

SOLD 🙂

The ephemera: natural history image of an octopus; original chart from old French school book

The found objects: vintage house number; clock hand; antique doll’s eye; Old watch movements and casing; old washer and a vintage coocoo clock part and some teeny, tiny vintage watch gears.

Size 7 inches square

Deep Sea Diver

He was a bottom dweller, that’s for sure, but the best kind. He cleaned up all the detritus left by others.

SOLD 🙂

The ephemera: Original French “facture” for a chemical company ; high quality reproduction of natural history fish illustration.

Found objects: Vintage Mickey Mouse watch; tiny vintage light bulb; vintage fish hook; vintage watch and typewriter parts.