Monthly Archives: September 2011

Humphrey-BogartA New Season

Greetings, once again, regular subscriber.  Here we are, all back at House Zaus.  Holidays a distant memory, law suits dealt with, curtains vacuumed and kitchen cupboards emptied for the local harvest festival.  Autumn is approaching and the serious work of [...]

Posted in Addendum, The Collection

question_markDid you know…?

… that Warren Zaus has the largest collection of ornamental thimbles in the world?  A room at Zaus House is dedicated to them and the numbers run into the tens of thousands.  His particular favourite is one he bought on [...]

Posted in Addendum

brownie-6-16-art-decoThe Battle for Liverpool

The following image was taken from the docks in Birkenhead by an ARP Warden during a winters evening in 1942.  The gentleman, now deceased, wished to remain anonymous. He said the air was clear and cold as he and his [...]

Posted in Archive Imagery, Historical Notes, The Collection