Archive for January, 2015

When assembling and modifying pictures for The Chetwynd Chronicles one of the toughest to make suitable for printing was a photocopy of Augustus Bosanquet in some sort of silly costume. Designer Sallie Kautz had a heck of time but it turned out quite well:

But I longed for a more “decent” photo of the young man who built the mansion on Zephyr Lake back in the early 1880s.

That desire came true yesterday afternoon while rummaging through old pictures left by Bud Bosanquet’s sister, Blanche. And I’m the one who uncovered it!

This portrait was taken in Lisbon, Portugal, where he was the secretary of the British Club from the early 1890s until his death in 1930, Note the mustache. Dapper wasn’t he?

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