It's hard to believe we've entered a new decade. I was quite chuffed when I noticed folks were referencing the roaring twenties. I hope that bodes well for what's in store! To ring in the New Year, I wanted to share a little piece of Seattle history from an era past. Rummaging through the $1 [...]
Hi All! The series is kicking off next Tuesday at the Stimson-Green Mansion. I'm very excited for Memoria Technica to start this partnership with the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation. I am not sure what the future of the series will be after this first year, but I can't wait to find out how it [...]
The Pagoda Clock has finally returned to its home at Anglesey Abbey. It also made local and BBC news!
I was recently offered the post of finishing the work I began on the 1765 George Pyke clock at Temple Newsam House I mentioned in a previous blog entry. You can read about it here.Unfortunately this old path is not the future path. It was extremely difficult to set aside my feelings of attachment to [...]
I have had the recent privilege of working on a very peculiar singing bird box by Rochat. So far my inquiries have not revealed any knowledge of this particular Rochat box. The 18k vari-coloured gold engine turned diamond adorned box houses three gilt mechanisms, including chain fusée and cylindrical bellows for the singing bird automaton, [...]