Monthly Archives: September 2009

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One more muse…

Jan Bons — Another poetry collection from the Muze-series, this one was designed and illustrated by Jan Bons in 1958. Bons is a Dutch graphic designer, famous for the posters he made for the IDFA film festival or theatre de … Continue reading

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Painting

Art books — Two books on painting. The one above dates from 1936 but was passed on to me by my good friend and colleague PD last year. The title would translate as Beauty in the Art of Painting. It is … Continue reading

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See saw seen

Greenleas — seen in Spreyton, Devon.

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Blink!

partridge lemon label —

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At the bottom of my box…

this read like a message: I worried first, but after reading the record label a calm smile came over me. I will sit here for a while and watch the sky. With no music on.

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Electrola!

78rpm sleeves [6] These two close the series on 78 rpm record sleeves. Enjoy.

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Decca!

78rpm sleeves [5] My box is nearly empty now. A few more to go. And then, back to books.

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Victory!

78rpm sleeves [4] tomorrow: Decca!

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Regal! Olympia! Elite!

78rpm sleeves [3] Cristal, Odeon, Imperial, Olympia, Elite…  all very serious and pompous names. Even amusement was highbrow in the days before rock ‘n roll. Next: Victory!

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Pathé! Telefunken!

78rpm sleeves [2] The empty Pathé sleeve is not part of the box-collection. More to follow.