My Lockdown Life: Day 486

COLLAGE SOURCE(S) Cuthbert Bede RA’s [aka Edward Bradley] “Portrait of a Distinguished Photographer” (1853) from Punch (vol. 24, p. 208)(coloured)(personal photo of personal copy of Punch) PHOTO LOCATION Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London THOUGHTS I adore how type from the previous page bleeds through on the figure of the photographer. The words come from aContinue reading “My Lockdown Life: Day 486”

My Lockdown Life: Day 483

COLLAGE SOURCE(S) John Tenniel’s “Donnybrook Fair Under the New Lord Lieutenant” (1852) from Punch (vol. 22, p. 134)(coloured)(personal photo of personal copy of Punch) UpTownDancing by Vanessa Jackson RA (1 of 13)- pedestrian crossing art on Regent Street St. James’s, West End, which is part of “Piccadilly Art Takeover” sponsored by the Royal Academy andContinue reading “My Lockdown Life: Day 483”

My Lockdown Life: Day 482

COLLAGE SOURCE(S) John Leech’s “Introduction of Cheap Omnibuses, and Frightful Upset of Dignity” (1852) from Punch’s Almanack for 1852 (vol. 22)(coloured)(personal photo of personal copy of Punch) Gold frame from “Reading the Letter” (1945P55) via Birmingham Museums Trust (CC0) PHOTO LOCATION Jermyn Street, St. James’s, London

My Lockdown Life: Day 481

COLLAGE SOURCE(S) John Tenniel’s “Woman’s Emancipation” (1851) from Punch (vol. 21, p. 3)(coloured)(personal photo of personal copy) Gold frame from “Reading the Letter” via Birmingham Museums Trust (1945P55)(CC0) The banners hanging across Piccadilly (by artists Michael Armitage, Farshid Moussavi OBE RA, and Yinka Shonibare CBE RA) are part of the “Piccadilly Art Takeover” sponsored byContinue reading “My Lockdown Life: Day 481”