Double-sided mini collages, with urban crows on one side and owls in nature on the other. These are on display at Portals Gallery in Duncan, BC., until Dec. 18.
The ephemera: original city plans from 1944 atlas; original documents from 19th and early 20th centuries, original vintage stamps, various old photos of nature and town, natural history illustrations of birds.
She fiercely defended her right to rule over them all: the earth, the moon and skies and even time itself, for these were HER realm. Woe be to those who would oppose her.
The ephemera: Original ledger page from 1926; original vintage city plan from 1928; original antique bill of sale from 1800s; original world analysis from 1930’s atlas; high quality reproduction of natural history illustration of an owl from the npl collection; reproductions of lunar illustrations and other antique atlas offerings.
The found objects: original antique watch parts, original vintage alarm clock face; antique royal typewriter parts; tiny vintage light bulb; antique pen nibs; old watch movement; vintage military brass button: vintage house number.
Louis Philippe, en vélo, dévale la côte, et descend vers l’eau. Il était sage, d’apporter sa cage, on ne sait jamais ce que l’on peut trouver. Les marchands de Portobello le séduisent avec leurs belles marchandises.
The ephemera: Vintage atlas map of London; antique French document from 1800s; vintage images of bird cage, bicycle and owl.
Well it depends on which direction you are travelling.
The ephemera: vintage letter from 1822; image of vintage bicycle; reproduction of antique map of japan; reproduction of natural history illustration of an owl, vintage image of a bird’s egg, vintage French stamp.
The ephemera: a vintage owl natural history illustration ( reproduction), Old hand written French receipt from 1901 ( original ), a vintage padlock and key, 3 vintage metal typeset letters, a small bottle of china paint powder (golden brown ), a vintage post box number and some rusty wire mesh.
Size : 8 inches by 8 inces
For locals I sourced the key and the letter press SOS letters here: