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The image on the blanket above is of the train that passed my house daily when I was growing up. My brother would really like this.
I bought a varnished hand like the one above, when I was in Paris. It's never used for its intended purpose as a sketching aid, but we have lots of fun with it. At the moment it's holding a selection of paint samples. The little articulated mannequins are found in most art supply stores. They are endlessly amusing.
Beach Antique Maps and Prints.
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it is too dark to read. Thanks,Groucho. Also dogs don't need bookends to keep them nice and straight on the shelf. Here's to killing two birds with one stone. The top set are no longer available from Restoration Hardware but they have others to choose from. Brass or bronze bookends can usually be found if you poke about in antique markets and...
...if you're lucky enough to have a well-curated antique or flea market in your neighbourhood, maybe you can find interesting gifts for the time-traveler in your life. A Toronto favourite is Yank Azman who sets up at the Sunday Antique Market at the St. Lawrence Market Building North.
Oh so very cool Steampunk accessories can be found on etsy. These goggles are at Attic Raiders.
If only I could find a robe as nice as this one.
Great for relieving stress.
Here are more suggestions. I'd like them too.
This bust of Napoleon is definitely out of my price range. But I love it. It's a definite for a Sherlock Holmes aficionado.