|This concertina bound book contains six watercolour portraits of chinese women, each with an associated page of text. All images can be seen on the
Six Chinese Women gallery page.|
|Joseph Peacock was a successful architect and designed numerous churches in the mid-Victorian era. But which church is this? |
|The creator of this remarkable bedspread left a clue to its origin - a stitched inscription that reads "1875. ch. Joyau. Beaugency (Loiret.)".
Follow this link to see detailed Images from the Beaugency Quilt.|
|This looks very similar to Francis Cleyn's engraved frontispiece to Ogilby's 1651 edition of the Fables of Aesop, and I suspect that the engaver might be Francis Barlow. However, I haven't managed to match it up with any individual fables. Perhaps it's from another set of Cleyn's illustrations?|
|This oil painting is quite modern but where is the location? My first guess would be somewhere in the south of France.
Is there a hint of a mountain in the background? In the bottom right corner there's a signature or title - Le or La something?
Written on the back of the frame is "Fletcher (Somers)"|
|This looks like a very unusual and distinctive piece of gothic architecture. English, Victorian...|
|The paper looks early - possibly 17th century - and the style is very like that of Rembrandt. Who could it be by?|
|Where is this house? The only clue to the location was a fairly modern framer's label from Upton-upon-Severn.|