Saturday, November 24, 2012
Hunting and Gatherings for your next Voyage
Hermès for your travel desk "Under Canvas"
From 1929 to the late 1950's - Arcitect and Designer - Paul Dupre-Lafon collaborated with Hermès and produced many great, elegant and understated items.
Contemporary - Understated elegance by Hermès - Campaign desk - Sycamore and leather
Hermès - Folding chair
Hermès - Folding side table
Hermès - Folding foot stool - Pear wood and leather
Hermès - Portable lounge chair -Teak and leather
19th Century Ivory smoking set
Weather conditions for today? Barometer in a Sterling silver case
Reading glasses in a shagreen case...
Bring something to read from your library - with those reading glasses - Well, perhaps from ??? 1675
"Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time".
- E.P. Whipple
One of my Travel "moustache cups".. to use on those occasions and times i have a beard.
You say moustache cup ??? Well, it is a drinking cup with a moon-shaped opening so we can keep the moustache/beard dry. Invented in the 1860s.
Under the tropical sun and midday - perhaps some fresh squeezed lemonade...
We bring our past with us ??? Do we not???
and it all fits in your old family leather trunks/cases...