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A call to the historians

It may be the eve of the end of the world but I figured I’d take a look back at some photos.

I arrived in SL in April 2007 and after a brief detour in a place called Metatheria I happened upon this weird town called New Babbage. It was an entire sim (yes one whole sim!) of victorian architecture and this stuff they called steampunk. Metatheria had been pretty and lovingly put together but on the night I arrived I came across two unlikely looking characters, a blue skinned hulk of a man and what I took to be a rather od bird but I am assured it was a dragon :-). They were Salazar Jack and Khashkai Steinbeck and they were making “stuff”. Stuff that worked. I was intrigued, I also met Annabella who was thinking of renting a place and was on the waiting list for the new sim called “Canals”. We shared the rent and a few short weeks later both bought land next to our row houses. My factory still stands on that land as does Annabella’s landmark.

Well, as I am in the process of reconstructing Maison Horta bit by bit I thought I’d research my past photos and then Iwent on a detour. So with the help of Wallis and Gabby we have identified a few of the people in a couple of my photos but who are the others.

The photos in question are of the opening of the Babbage-Lovelace park inthe canals, as recorded here

They can be found on my flickr

The first is here in my photostream. Besides myself, and Sir Arthur (in the kilt), we have Pumpkin Tripsa (as spotted by Tes). Can anyone identify the mystery woman?


Next up we have another from the same event. Based on the sleuthing conducted today by Ms Graves we believe that the gentleman with the coffee is Mr Garth Goode. That leaves two more to identify. Rumour has it that the lady might be none other than the Countess of Primbroke. But what of the chap at the back?

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  1. Kaylee Faulkner Kaylee Faulkner December 21, 2012

    I’m pretty sure the guy in the back of the second picture is Quine Mondrain.

    • Junie Ginsburg Junie Ginsburg December 21, 2012

      In the grey suit? Yes, that’s Mr. Mondrian.

      • Beq Janus Beq Janus December 23, 2012

        Junie, I take it that that is not you there in the brown gown. That was my second choice if it is not Mrs Pearse

        • Edward Pearse Edward Pearse December 24, 2012

          We’re going to have to look for a third option because that’s definitely not Christine.

  2. Loki Eliot Loki Eliot December 21, 2012

    I rememebr those statues, i stuck a moustache on both of them

    • Loki Eliot Loki Eliot December 22, 2012

      Infact i just found the very image of said grafitti 

      • Beq Janus Beq Janus December 23, 2012

        Brilliant. I wonder what happened to the statues themselves?

        • Jimmy Branagh Jimmy Branagh December 23, 2012

          Yeh, Oy’d loike ta ‘ave copies faw me hysterical … er, historical collection.

  3. Pilipo Underwood Pilipo Underwood December 23, 2012

    I keep seeing references to this here Mondraine feller. Musta been quite a guy. Where has he got off to?

  4. Breezy Carver Breezy Carver December 24, 2012

    smiles they are on Sir Arthurs education sim :)


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