My Lockdown Life: Day 249

Photograph taken at the Q (Deptford Park School) bus stop on Evelyn Street that incorporates a polar bear from the “With an Angry Roar the Bear Rose to Its Full Height” illustration on the cover of the 17 December 1899 issue of “Chums” and some bubbles from C. Gregory’s “Christmas Decorations” illustration on page 9 of the 20 December 1870 issue of the “Illustrated London News”

COLLAGE SOURCE(S)

The polar bear is from an illustration on the cover of the 27 December 1899 issue of “Chums” magazine: “With an Angry Roar the Bear Rose to Its Full Height” (1899)

The bottles of bubbly are from the “Christmas Decorations—Drawn by C. Gregory” illustration page 9 of the 20 December 1879 issue of the “Illustrated London News” (1879)

PHOTO LOCATION

Q (Deptford Park School) bus stop on Evelyn Street, Deptford

THOUGHTS

London is heading into Tier 3, a new virus variant is circulating, we’re heading to the Brexit cliff-edge, and the holidays are bearing down on us. Oh, and climate change. I was feeling a variety of threats when I made this one.

Published by annmhale

Ann M. Hale is a London-based freelance editor, writer, and independent scholar.

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