My Lockdown Life: Day 472

COLLAGE SOURCE(S) John Leech’s “Bloomerism – An American Custom” (1851)(vol. 21, p. 141)(coloured)(personal photo of personal copy of Punch) Cream mat with gold line from “Ariccia” via Birmingham Museums Trust (1953P149)(CC0) PHOTO LOCATION Exeter Street between Burleigh Street and Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London THOUGHTS The door behind the metal fencing leads into a buildingContinue reading “My Lockdown Life: Day 472”

My Lockdown Life: Day 471

COLLAGE SOURCE(S) John Leech’s “A Staggerer for an Excursionist” (1851) from Punch (vol. 21, p. 124)(coloured)(personal photo of personal copy of Punch) Gold frame from “Medea” via Birmingham Museums Trust (1925P105) PHOTO LOCATION Southampton Street, Covent Garden, London (Outside the former headquarters of George Newnes Limited) THOUGHTS Whenever I am in the neighbourhood of theContinue reading “My Lockdown Life: Day 471”

My Lockdown Life: Day 469

COLLAGE SOURCE(S) John Tenniel’s “Nothing But the Truth” (1891) from the 12 September 1891 issue of Punch (vol. 101, p. 127)(coloured)(personal photo of London Library copy) Gold frame from “Elijah and the Widow’s Son” from Birmingham Museums Trust (1912P23) PHOTO LOCATION South Bank near the National Theater and the Thames, London, at sunset

My Lockdown Life: Day 468

COLLAGE SOURCE(S) Edward Linley Sambourne’s “Now You’re Quite the Gentleman” (1891) from the 5 December 1891 issue of Punch (vol. 101, p. 266)(coloured)(personal photo of London Library copy) Gold frame from “Wooded Landscape with Sheep Crossing a Bridge” via Birmingham Museums Trust (1984P10)(CC0) PHOTO LOCATION Waterloo Bridge next to Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, London

My Lockdown Life: Day 466

COLLAGE SOURCE(S) Edward Linley Sambourne’s “Will You, Won’t You!” (1891) from the 21 November 1891 issue of Punch (vol. 101, p. 242)(coloured)(personal photo of London Library copy) Gold frame from “Ariccia” via Birmingham Museums Trust (1953P149) PHOTO LOCATION Jermyn Street, St. James’s, London

My Lockdown Life: Day 465

COLLAGE SOURCE(S) Edward Linley Sambourne’s “Will You, Won’t You!” (1891) from the 21 November 1891 issue of Punch (vol. 101, p. 242)(coloured)(personal photo of London Library copy) Gold frame from “Portrait of David Cox” via Birmingham Museums Trust (1978P185) PHOTO LOCATION Jermyn Street, St. James’s, London

My Lockdown Life: Day 464

COLLAGE SOURCE(S) George du Maurier’s “The Sterner Sex!” (1891) from p. 147 of the 26 September 1891 issue of Punch (vol. 101)(coloured)(personal photo of London Library copy) PHOTO LOCATION Masons Yard behind the London Library, St. James’s, London THOUGHTS Today is the day when COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted by our government of fools, whichContinue reading “My Lockdown Life: Day 464”