Edward Gorey was born on 22 February 1925:
Edward Gorey Quote
Ophelia by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, 1908:
Ophelia by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, 1908
I’m sharing this (again?), because W. B. Yeats is on my mind today.
William Butler Yeats by John Singer Sargent, 1908
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!
Février by Eugène Grasset, 1896:
Fevrier by Eugene Grasset, 1896
This is another Coles Phillips-illustrated advertisement for Sheaffer fountain pens. It appeared in Motion Picture Classic in 1920.
I Call It My True Companion by Coles Phillips, 1920
Happy Christmas to those who celebrate the day!
Woman Holding a Sheaffer Pen by Coles Phillips, 1921 advert
A Christmas Carol by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1867:
A Christmas Carol by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1867
At Home: A Portrait by Walter Crane (1872)
At Home: A Portrait by Walter Crane, 1872