She was born on this day in 1890:
Pouring Tea by William Worcester Churchill:
Isn’t it dreamy? The artist is Anna Whelan Betts.
Christmas Eve by John Everett Millais (1887):
The Chef and I were married on 11 December 2010. I love him more than ever (saccharine, I know).
The Sunday World (April 19, 1896):
Recently I bought the loveliest, sweetest Victorian mini-mirror.
It lives on my dresser, alongside a bunch of other pretty but almost wholly unnecessary bits and bobs.
A few days ago, I decided it would be fun to photograph images reflected in the mirror.
Quite the challenge, that.
First up? An image of myself, because it is the easiest thing to do with such a tiny mirror.
English writer Elizabeth Gaskell was born on 29th September 1810:
- KNOWN FOR: Mary Barton; North and South; Wives and Daughters: An Everyday Story; Cranford; The Life of Charlotte Brontë.
The Book Hunters by Gordon Grant. Illustration for Collier’s, 1909: