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Alfred Reginald Thompson, ‘First Time at The Box,’ £22,100

US bidder wins Margaret Thatcher painting at Sworders auction

 Alfred Reginald Thompson, ‘First Time at The Box,’ £22,100


Alfred Reginald Thompson, ‘First Time at The Box,’ £22,100

STANSTED MOUNTFITCHET, U.K. – An oil painting of Britain’s first female prime minister addressing the House of Commons for the first time sold at Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers on October 4 for £22,100. The buyer and underbidder were both based in America, bidding via the telephone.

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Moynat Mini Pyramide Gravity Bag, 2019. France (c) Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Jan. 16 is last day to see V&A exhibition ‘Bags: Inside Out’

 Moynat Mini Pyramide Gravity Bag, 2019. France (c) Victoria and Albert Museum, London


Moynat Mini Pyramide Gravity Bag, 2019. France (c) Victoria and Albert Museum, London

LONDON – Bags: Inside Out is the UK’s most comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the ultimate accessory. From designer handbags to despatch boxes, vanity cases to military rucksacks, the exhibition explores our longstanding fascination with the bag. The show opened at the V&A in fall of 202o and has been extended multiple times, but it looks set to end on January 16, 2022.

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