The Real World of Crime & Punishment

Enjoying the vivid cover from the new translation of Dostoyesvki's 'Crime and Punishment' regarded by The Spectator as a masterpiece. What started out as a post looking at various representations of 'Crime and Punishment' over the years, via book covers, has ended up asking what does 'Crime and Punishment' and crime and punishment mean for a criminal... Continue Reading →

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Miniature Art – Law Office

  Another cute miniature law office this time at Baker Street at Smallsea. The law office of Barristers, Klein and Tarnow, recently moved along with several other tenants in the new building) from Albert Square. Here the clerk, Jimmy, attends to files while a new client waits for his meeting.      Barristers Klein and Tarnow are... Continue Reading →

Advocates

  Defence lawyers, prosecution lawyers, bewigged and bewildered using their legal minds to wage justice in the sometimes tyrannical world of truth and power in the criminal courts. It's in the long bloody battles of the court room, with zealous advocacy, that defence lawyers speak truth TO power. Zealous advocacy without regard to gender, race,... Continue Reading →

Historical Detail of Lawyers Chambers Recreated in Miniature

  Patience and an eye for historical detail belongs to the creator of these detailed miniatures.     The barrister's chambers and lodgings include chattels and comforts like law books, chaise lounge or day bed, crocheted knee rug or blanket. side table, wine in wine glasses, barrister's trunk/chest behind bed head, wall sconce, candles, candle... Continue Reading →

Artisanal Miniature Creation: Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  Enjoying this miniature artisan creation, a tiny miniature doll, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., stands at just 4 1/2" tall (11.4cms): Historical Doll (miniature): Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (March 8, 1841 – March 6, 1935)  was an American jurist who served as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the USA from 1902 to... Continue Reading →

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