Desk Box 18th Century Slant top writing desk with three compartments exposed and two compartments covered by two pine boards. Wood, brass, mother of pearl. H 20.8 W 53.3, D 26.0 cm Morristown National Historic Park, MORR 4670
Visiting Fictional History: Sherlock Holmes’ Home
Reading the Sherlock Holmes mysteries, with their vivid attention to detail, it’s hard to believe that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional detective never actually existed. His flat at 221B Baker Street in London, which he shared with his compatriot and biographer Dr. Watson, is central to much of the action.Exactly 17 steps up from the street, the room, illuminated by two broad windows which face out onto the street and presided over by the formidable Mrs.
221B Baker Street
It's not often that I create something for myself. I've gone a little bit mental over Sherlock ever since watching the entire series while in my sick bed. Benedict Cumberbatch is now my newest imaginary boyfriend and I am smitten with all things Sherlockian. Since dear old Sherly (that's what I call him... we're besties) pulled me through my life threatening illness (not really but let's go with it) I thought I should commemorate and celebrate our relationship in some way. A keepsake just…
Natural curiosities - Ornaments
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Bronzed Magnifier with Stand
Bronzed magnifier with stand. This classic magnifier with stand is made of duotone bronzed brass and wood. Heavyweight stand allows free use of hands. Magnifier with stand is a classic gift for any executive.