February, 2008

Major Work by Father of Modern Arab Art at Bonhams Inaugural Dubai Auction

Major Work by Father of Modern Arab Art at Bonhams Inaugural Dubai Auction

Dubai, UAE. Bonhams, the international fine art auction house established in the UK since 1793, will feature a major work by Iraq’s Jewad Selim – considered the father of Modern Arab Art – at the company’s inaugural Middle East auction on Monday 3rd March 2008 at the Royal Mirage Hotel. This will be the first […]

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MLL Telecom announces successful bid in UK wireless spectrum auction

MLL Telecom announces successful bid in UK wireless spectrum auction

25 February 2008 – MLL Telecom, which specialises in building and operating broadband wireless networks, today announced that it has been successful in last week’s Ofcom auction of radio spectrum licences. Other successful bidders include BT, Orange, T-Mobile, Arqiva and UK Broadband. MLL Telecom has been awarded national spectrum licences in the 32 and 40 […]

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Scenes of “Inferno” Blake Drew on his Deathbed to Sell at Bonhams

Scenes of “Inferno” Blake Drew on his Deathbed to Sell at Bonhams

Even as William Blake (1757-1827) lay on his deathbed he worked feverishly on his illustrations for Dante’s Inferno, one of the world’s greatest works of literature. A scene from the Inferno, drawn by the visionary artist and poet, will go under the hammer in Bonhams sale of 18th and 19th Century British Watercolours and Drawings, […]

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The Rumble in the Jungle Reaches Bonhams Chester Sale

The Rumble in the Jungle Reaches Bonhams Chester Sale

Two very rare posters and a programme from what is the perhaps the most famous boxing match of all time will be offered for sale on the 27 February 2008 at Bonhams’ Sporting Memorabilia sale in Chester. The posters, with estimates of £5,000 – 6,000 each, were produced to advertise the much-hyped match between heavyweight […]

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