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New Short Article – Walter Greenwood’s Press- Cuttings Book (1933-1974)

This new article discusses the three volumes of Press-Cuttings which Greenwood kept carefully up to date across a period of four decades, pasting each clipping into his Walker's CENTURY Scrapbook & Newscuttings Book[s] and regularly updating the contents list in either red or green pencil. These are important documents, but also objects which Greenwood handled… Continue reading New Short Article – Walter Greenwood’s Press- Cuttings Book (1933-1974)

New Short Article – a Pen and Ink Sketch of Walter Greenwood by Louis Ollier (1934?)

Louis Ollier seems to have made a practice of (and a living by?) sketching celebrities in the thirties and then getting them signed by the subject, perhaps following up by selling them the original drawing or offering them printed copies. However, there seems to be very little known about Ollier. Nevertheless, at some point he… Continue reading New Short Article – a Pen and Ink Sketch of Walter Greenwood by Louis Ollier (1934?)