Rare Russian malachite garniture set including clock and pair of comports; the malachite veneered onto marble in the typical Russian manner and mounted with fire gilt bronze; the movement is French; similar to pieces in the collection of the Hermitage; circa 1840; with key
Charles John Collings started painting at the age of fourteen, but it was not until his mid-forties that he began producing work seriously. He exhibited at the British Royal Academy for the first time in 1893, and continued to contribute there and to the International Society of Sculptors, Painters, and Engravers for several years...
UBC LIBRARY'S RARE BOOKS AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
The donation of the Uno Langmann Family Collection of British Columbia Photographs to the University of British Columbia Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections consists of more than 7,900 images from 77 albums. This collection includes extensive coverage of B.C. from the 1850s to the 1950s and includes photographs in a wide variety of formats and genres including albums, diaries, portraits, landscapes and city/townscapes.
Images from the collection are being digitized on an ongoing basis. Library users will be able to request items from the physical collection through UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections.