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Book Reviews: Irene A Designer From The Golden Age Of Hollywood, Robert The Bruce, & One Size Never Fits All

Hello everyone, ready for today’s reviews? Let’s get started then: Irene: A Designer from the Golden Age of Hollywood: The MGM Years 1942-49 by Frank Billecci and Lauranne FisherIn the Golden Age of Hollywood, actresses were the epitomes of timeless elegance and sophistication. That was, in part, due to the very talented but troubled designer

Tradesmen’s Token: Toy Tavern in Hampton Court

In times of acute shortage of coins, English traders issued their own bona fide private coins to enable their trading activities to proceed. The Gentleman’s Magazine, a Victorian magazine, wrote a series of articles on some of these tokens and the businesses that issued them. I thought it’d be nice to share those stories with