The Marriage of Object and Creator

Thu, 4 November 2021

Winniepooh1801aIn this episode of the Antiques Radio Show Jolyon Warwick James explores the relationship between objects and their creators, investigating the origin stories of Winnie the Pooh, David of Goliath fame and other assorted adventurers such as Cecil Rhodes and the inventor of the gramophone Emile Berliner. He explains how, what and why from the exquisite work of the English silver smith Hester Bateman to the incomparable Michelangelo, from the explorer Dr David Livingstone to Henry Morton Stanley, the journalist who reputedly uttered the immortal lines, Dr Livingston I presume? For those still scratching their heads, Jolyon also solves the previous program #37's puzzling crossword clue. 

The Antiques Radio Show is presented by Jolyon Warwick James, and this episode broadcasts at 5.30 pm on Monday 8.11.2021 and is repeated on 22.11.2021