I anticipate spending a considerable amount of time with this lovely lady over the next 5-ish years. She’s the subject of my biggest project yet: a biography. Wish me luck!
Today’s cuppa: Earl Grey.
A Cup of Tea by Lilian Westcott Hale for Collier’s Magazine, 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:
The talented, beautiful, and well-connected artist Vanessa Bell was born on 30 May 1879.
This gallery contains 9 photos.
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: