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:
Street Scene (1926) by Stuart Davis:
I couldn’t resist this copy of Evelina (circa 1970), which I snagged for six cents less than the original price.
Isn’t the illustration beautiful?
We saw Richard Lloyd (co-founder of iconic band Television) in concert last night!
It was epic.
The Hudson at Inwood by Ernest Lawson (About 1917):
The Columbus Museum of Art #mycma
Old Man, a Samovar, and Tea by Alexander Morozov:
Important stuff. Good stuff. Necessary stuff.
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