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My First Year at Croydon College: A Perfect Success!!!!!!!!!

After a year of hard work, studying and revision, I am absolutely pleased to tell you all that I have officially, as of today, passed my UAL Level 2… 2,124 more words


York History Weekend

Something to look forward to in September.  Follow this link to find some really interesting History lectures in York’s wonderful Merchant Adventurers’ Hall: http://www.historyweekend.com/york/programme.  College historians should at least get to see Professors Ian Kershaw and Mark Ormrod.   8 more words

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B List Blog Series: Tinned Box

Vintage tinned steel box, likely once the receptacle for candy. It is in good condition and measures about 4 1/2 by 2 3/4 inches and not including the handle, 2 1/2 inches tall. 7 more words

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René Gruau

You may have seen the works of this famous fashion illustrator, or otherwise recognize his style from various fashion editorials of the past and present. French artist  156 more words

Pop Art

9 Things You May Not Know About Wimbledon — History in the Headlines

Originally posted on History in the Headlines.

1. King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II, once raised a royal racket at Wimbledon. 230 more words

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Swell 1920's Furniture At Tualatin

We just received several wonderful 1920’s ear pieces at our Tualatin location including a Jacobean Revival hutch and matching sideboard.

The hutch has a break front with false mullion glass, over a large drawer. 109 more words

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The Ambassadors, Part 6

Henry James

Chapter 13

It was quite by half-past five—after the two men had been together in Madame de Vionnet’s drawing-room not more than a dozen minutes—that Chad, with a look at his watch and then another at their hostess, said genially, gaily: “I’ve an engagement, and I know you won’t complain if I leave him with you. 12,140 more words