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Victoria, 3068 Australia

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Author Archives: Roy Williams

Superstar Actress dies at 30, head stolen!

Betty Roose first trod the stage at Riga at the tender age of 11. Her successful career soon delivered her to the Imperial Theatre in Vienna. A year after her arrival there, she married the handsome director Friederich Roose. This young celebrity couple charmed everyone. Their lives were not entirely devoted to the glittering parties… Continue Reading

Frederick McCubbin, Mrs Scharf and me.

We really enjoy dealing in decorative paintings, and I have a particular love of portraits. I prefer dealing in period, decorative paintings rather than name paintings, but periodically, we have a famous painter in stock. The most expensive and memorable, but not my favourite, portrait that we have ever sold is the portrait of Mrs… Continue Reading

From Minimalist Interior to Contemporary, by adding antiques and colour.

This splendidly smart interior clearly demonstrates the transformation possible from an old 1990s Minimalist apartment with no architectural features and low ceilings and big windows updated into a contemporary interior by adding colour, antiques, and new art. In the 50s people ripped out of Victorian houses the cornices, fireplaces and modernised them. The next generation… Continue Reading

Lavish Museum House in East Melbourne to visit.

The Johnstone Collection is a fully furnished Museum House in Melbourne that is well worth a visit. The Green Drawing Room in the Johnstone Collection House Museum demonstrates the popularity of the London Townhouse style in Melbourne in the late 1960s-1990. This style is now returning to favour as one of the sub-categories of the… Continue Reading

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