Monthly Archives: April 2015

  • A private view of William Arthur Howgate

    William Arthur Howgate William Arthur Howgate born in Yorkshire in April 1837. The son of a chimney sweep, he showed at an early age a flair for the arts. His father worked hard and saved enough money to send the young Howgate of to a Paris Arts school. It was there and immersed into a  Continue Reading »

  • Your own little piece of Downton Abbey

    With period dramas hardly ever off our screens from the Edwardian Downton Abbey and Mr Selfridge to the 40s and 50s in The Imitation Game and Granchester.  From  Mad Men to The Tudors, we are inspired by the, not necessarily historically accurate, but always visually stunning, representations of days gone by.  The world of fashion  Continue Reading »