Plus, a 400-year old walrus ivory ring
Your Substack newsletter is my favourite! Thanks for the thoughtful links and your meticulous attention to provenance, the Diana photos made my day!
The octopus's face! And thanks for the shout out. Dad's poor lawnmowers took a beating from those stray railroad spikes. Whoopsie!
Wow, people really do look like their dogs.
What a treat! And man, that dress. I saw that the cross was FIVE INCHES tall, and I was like, how on god’s green earth do you wear that if you’re not like Cardinal Richelieu? Well, I guess you are Diana and you wear a dress with a drop waist and a mock ruff. What a journey.