Great Aunt Grace, Exhumed

This drawing of my Great Aunt Grace Walton was made on the occasion of her being awarded the Stokes-Hitton Medal at Leeds many years ago. I was not present, as I was several decades from being conceived, but the event is still talked of in the family. Great Aunt Grace went through her professional life […]

Coffee Klatch

My great-grandfather Henry Thompsom Klatch had a beard and enjoyed the lifelong study of methods of efficiently pouring coffee. This small photograph shows him pouring coffee in his study. The angle allows the viewer to see his beard. Henry believed that he suffered obscurity because of the unusual spelling of his middle name Thompsom with […]