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• • • Being a journal by artist and designer John Coulthart, cataloguing interests, obsessions and passing enthusiasms.

Archive for October 19th, 2013

 

The Book of Old Sundials

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The Book of Old Sundials & Their Mottoes (1922) is uncredited although it contains an introductory essay which may be the work of the Viscount Knutsford. The mottos section runs throughout the rest of the book, a collection of philosophical rhymes, moralising admonitions and the inevitable sombre memento mori. The illustrations by one Warrington Hogg […]

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