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When we look more closely, we are rewarded with greater insight. Last week I found a 19th century photo of the Château de Vaumarcus , the de Büren family home for many generations, and decided to make a high resolution scan for this blog. It seemed at first...
When we look more closely, we are rewarded with greater insight. Last week I found a 19th century photo of the Château de Vaumarcus, the de Büren family home for many generations, and decided to make a high resolution s...
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Fit to be Square
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."  – Plato My parents purchased the personal estate of my grand-aunt and prolific artist  Natalie de Büren –es...
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything." – Plato My parents purchased the personal estate of my grand-aunt and prolif...
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Château Lafayette
In conducting some research this past week, I stumbled across a rare document currently for sale at the Raab Collection , a renowned historical document dealer, penned by the Marquis de Lafayette in 1829 in which the de Büren family is mentioned. Lafayette ...
In conducting some research this past week, I stumbled across a rare document currently for sale at the Raab Collection, a renowned historical document dealer, penned by the Marquis de Lafayette in 1829 in which the de Büren ...
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Thunder boomed and lightning flashed. Shadows danced across suits of armor standing sentry in the darkness. I looked at my wife with a quizzical look as an
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With her three hilarious #SafariSoulmates videos, Kimberly Fairbank had the Southern Destinations office in stitches! We just loved her creative take and you can see them for yourself here.
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In conducting some research today I found a very interesting reference to my great-great-grandfather, Henri de Büren in the March 19th, 1870 edition of the Feuille d'avis de Neuchâtel . His name is associated with an ad annou...
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Having a distinctive coat of arms is great for many reasons, none more so than adding a level of certainty when chasing visual references to your family history. In chasing a lead last evening I found another such reference. Unlike a lion, or a geometric sh...
Having a distinctive coat of arms is great for many reasons, none more so than adding a level of certainty when chasing visual references to your family history. In chasing a lead last evening I found another such reference. ...
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Director Paul Trillo blends ingenious special effects with a poetic tale of boy-meets-girl in this philosophically minded short, which was inspired by the work of physicist Brian Greene and cognitive-science scholar Douglas Hofstadter. To learn more about how Trillo made this film, read his interview with Filmmaker Magazine.
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My cousin looked at me with a small grin, eyes smiling as he handed me a reused jam jar. I saw six small misshapen orbs through the glass. I opened the jar
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Armance Illustrated
Family archives are varied not only by their historical import but also by the nature of the types of objects grouped within. The following book is a prime example. It is a 1967 French paperback of Stendhal’s Armance , a romance novel originally published i...
Family archives are varied not only by their historical import but also by the nature of the types of objects grouped within. The following book is a prime example. It is a 1967 French paperback of Stendhal’s Armance, a roma...
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As a creative and designer I have always loved passports, passport stamps and the design of official state documentation. I am in the midst of renewing my Swiss passport, so finding two early 19th century passports that belon...
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