Miniature book by Charlotte Brontë up for auction in New York

Written in the 19th century by the English novelist, this manuscript on brown paper contains around ten never-published poems. Its price was set at $1.25 million. Smaller than a playing card but exceptionally valuable, a miniature book of poems crafted in the 19th century by English novelist Charlotte Brontë when she was 13 was unveiled […]

Miniature book by Charlotte Brontë up for auction in New York

Written in the 19th century by the English novelist, this manuscript on brown paper contains around ten never-published poems. Its price was set at $1.25 million. Smaller than a playing card but exceptionally valuable, a miniature book of poems crafted in the 19th century by English novelist Charlotte Brontë when she was 13 was unveiled […]

$450,000 in Jewelry Stolen During Manhattan Heist – NBC New York

NEW YORK — Police are searching for two women and a man who they say stole nearly half a million dollars worth of diamond rings in a brazen midday heist at a midtown Manhattan jewelry store earlier this month, police said. authorities. Two of the suspects, the man and one of the women, acted as […]

Resident of Magadan illegally stored gold for a million dollars

Photo: Kolyma.ru For more than 13 years, the attacker kept the embezzled gold in a cache The man found a bag with gold non-standard bars, a scattering of shavings and massive chains of precious metal with a total weight of 22 kg. A resident of the Russian city of Magadan will be tried for illegal […]

Urban Fantasy: NK Jemisin’s “The Watchmen of New York”

DIdentifying the city with a person is a classic of both city marketing and local poetry: “Be Berlin”, as the capital city campaign from the noughties was called, or in the Rhenish variant: “Du bes Kölle” (Tommy Engel). The American writer NK Jemisin takes this literally for her new novel “The Guardians of New York”, […]

North Korea’s Ballistic Missile Makes Tensions because it Lands in Japan

Jakarta – North Korea (Jewelry) launch intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). The missile landed on Japan. The regional atmosphere in East Asia became tense. The ballistic missile was launched by North Korea on Thursday (24/3) afternoon local time and landed in the waters of Japan’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), or west of Japan’s northern coast. “Our […]

China and the United States account for more than two thirds of sales

With 111,240 lots sold worldwide, “contemporary art now accounts for 20% of the market compared to 3% in 2000”, according to Artprice. Fine art auctions, driven by contemporary art, hit a new record high in 2021 at $17.08 billion, up 60% from 2020 and 28% from last year. 2019, according to Artprice’s annual report published […]

Robber disguised as a DHL messenger? – Police are looking

In a DHL jacket, a man armed with two others is said to have gained access to a house and robbed the residents – twice. Now the police are releasing pictures of the perpetrators. After two similar robberies on houses in the Frankfurt area, the police and the public prosecutor’s office turned to the public […]

Spotted at the Saint Laurent fashion show: the maxi bracelets

Tuesday, March 1, Saint Laurent closed the second day of Paris Fashion Week with its fall-winter 2022 fashion show, always bringing together an audience of stars in the front row. On the catwalk, long and linear, the 56 silhouettes followed one another, all dressed in black or white from head to toe, sometimes allowing themselves […]