Today’s cuppa: Earl Grey.
A Cup of Tea by Lilian Westcott Hale for Collier’s Magazine, 1909:
A Cup of Tea by Lilian Westcott Hale, 1909.
I wish I could spend today drinking tea and reading books about awesome women. Alas!
It is from 1914, when she was on the cusp of every possibility:
Edna St. Vincent Millay by Arnold Genthe, 1914
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The talented, beautiful, and well-connected artist Vanessa Bell was born on 30 May 1879.
Photo of Vanessa Bell by GC Beresford, 1902
This gallery contains 9 photos.
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I do not celebrate Valentine’s Day, but I wanted to give a shout out to all of my dear readers! You consistently show this blog (and its humble creator) so much love that I could not possibly let the 14th of February evaporate without some kind of acknowledgment. This is for you:
Valentine’s Day Image, circa 1910.
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Austrian artist Gustav Klimt died on 6 February 1918. He was fifty-five.
A few of his paintings:
Der Park by Gustav Klimt, 1909-1910.
Marie Hennenberg by Gustav Klimt.
Nixen (Silberfische) by Gustav Klimt, circa 1899.
“True relaxation, which would do me the world of good, does not exist for me.”-Gustav Klimt
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