Crabbing on the Black Sea
Won’t you come along with me?
I’ll share with you, if you share with me.
Crabs enough for all, you see.
The ephemera: original atlas map from 1933; original airmail sticker; original stamp, original legal document 1894; high quality reproduction of natural history illustration of a crab.
Size: 5 inches square on wooden block
SOLD at the teeny tiny Art Show
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.
Size: each tile 5 inches square, entire collection 15 inches square.
Heading down the highway
Looking for adventure
Tilly was a woman to be reckoned with.
( Beatrice Shilling british aeronautical engineer and motorcycle racer)
Inside left of cigar box Tilly, her map and her tools.
The ephemera: originals: registered mail sticker, torn bit of letter sent via clipper, ration stickers from World War II, vintage French envelope addressed to a Parisian doctor, antique manuscript from the 1800s and reproductions of vintage map of the south of France, reproduction of a vintage photo of Beatrice Shilling aka Tilly.
The found objects: old cigar box, vintage anagram letters, old gages, antique pocket watch, old switch, vintage key, vintage castor wheel, vintage zinc letter 3, old door knob.
He rarely left the Gate house,
preferring the Rolls, the Bentley, the Daimler to the Family.
He only barely put up with their presence
while chauffeuring them around the country side.
In the house series 7/9
The ephemera: old railway map of Britain, reproduction of vintage car illustration, reproduction of vintage mugshot, decorative paper.
The found object: antique key