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”

My Lockdown Life: Day 475

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 “Wooded Landscape with Sheep crossing a Bridge” via Birmingham Museums Trust (1984P10) PHOTO LOCATION Prince Street, Deptford, London THOUGHTS The side eye of the figure on the left is GLORIOUS.

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”