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.
I recently found a beautiful library card, with due date stamps from the 40’s inside an old book entitled Friend of Marie Antoinette. I could not resist imagining some friends for the beleaguered Marie. So voilà my new favourite book mark has come to be.
Front side: Get thee to a nunnery Marie. Back side: Marie and her friends were all in time out for not sharing.
The ephemera: Original 1940’s library card, fiscal marks from old French documents, high quality reproductions of vintage photos on 100% rag paper.
He had read all the rules, and according to Hoyle, he had played his cards right.
So why was he still playing the field? Why was still going home alone every night?
He looked like an angel with his colours so bright.
I guess he had just not got the point of the game quite right.
SOLD ( at Bound to be Different)
The ephemera: Torn Spine from Card Game Rules By Hoyle; original French legal document from 1800’s; original vintage book page on design and drafting; high quality copy of natural history image of an angel fish.
A Commission piece for Sibylla: cycling, skiing and travel all in a collection.
The Nine Tiles are placed in an angled frame without sides. they can be moved around as suits Sibylla’s whim. Each tile has it’s own composition but is part of the whole piece.
The ephemera: old travel hotel labels, vintage images of bicycles, 100 year old French letter, vintage air mail stickers, old maps, family photos, old lift tickets, vintage travel tickets, patents for ski equipment, image of vintage wooden skis, maps of ski hill, vintage world atlas maps, vintage German world clock poster old Eiffel tower poster.