Very Special, very excited.

Last week at the market a very lovely regular sold me a whole bundle of books. They were sample books from tin foil manufacturers, showing all the patterns and colour-ways of decorative foil they made. They are so stunning! Real treasure. I've just uploaded five but there are hundreds of different patterns.
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I'm really excited about them. They're extra special considering that all the foil that got wrapped around easter eggs or chocolate bars would've got thrown away. A valuable historical resource I think, especially to someone so consumed by colours and patterns.
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I'm going to make a really good document of them and do some research I think.
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2 comments:

  1. These are far out! Love them!

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  2. jo, i share your excitement, these look amazing. you must bring them and yourself around for a cuppa in Peckham! xxxx

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