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Vampire kit comes to light

20 June 2012

A 19th century vampire-slaying kit will be just one of the unusual pieces for sale at Tennants on June 22.


Expressionist oil emerges in West London

31 August 2010

CHISWICK Auctions are set to sell one of the most important early paintings by the German Expressionist Ludwig Meidner (1884-1966) to have come to market in recent years.


Was this why Byron was mad, bad and dangerous to know?

01 June 2009

TURN the leaves of ‘A sketchbook belonging to Lady Julia Conyers...’ and you will find some 80 drawings and watercolours by Lady Julia and her society friends that are for the most part unexceptional and predictable.


An index of murder, mayhem and other horrors

18 August 2008

AT Sotheby's on July 17, a wooden file box containing nearly 4000 index cards compiled by the father of professional forensic pathology, Sir Bernard Spilsbury, sold at £15,000 to a collector.