COLLAGE SOURCE(S) Alfred Stevens’s “The Parisian Sphinx” (1875–77) PHOTO LOCATION No. 91 bus, Tavistock Square, London THOUGHTS Public transport during the pandemic is a nerve-racking experience.
COLLAGE SOURCE(S) Evelyn de Morgan’s “The Crown of Glory” (1896) PHOTO LOCATION First Floor, British Library, London THOUGHTS Heading home after a day in Rare Books & Music at the British Library. The King’s Library is always so glorious.
COLLAGE SOURCE(S) Alfred Stevens’s “News from Afar” (c. mid-1860s) PHOTO LOCATION Rare Books & Music, British Library, London THOUGHTS I made a quick BL visit between the end of Lockdown 2.0 and the beginning of London moving into Tier 3. It was totally worth it. Spent some of the time looking through Christmas annuals andContinue reading “My Lockdown Life: Day 250”
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 ofContinue reading “My Lockdown Life: Day 249”