Monthly Archives: April 2021

Fine English Furniture at Woolley and Wallis

Woolley and Wallis are conducting a  two-day Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks auction in Salisbury, Wiltshire, on Tuesday 20th April, and Wednesday 21st April 2021. Amongst many of the superb items on offer is lot 23, a William and … Continue reading

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Harewood or Rabbit Wood?

Happy Easter to one and all. Jack Plane

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Of Padauk Legs and Rats

In 1751, aged fourteen, Thomas Parker joined the Royal Navy where he led an unremarkable career as a seaman. In 1762, whilst bathing in Bahía de la Habana, Parker was attacked by a large shark. He survived the attack but … Continue reading

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