Q. Why is your Tumblelog called "My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning"?
A. Because "My Grandmother's Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning" wouldn't fit in the available space.
Photo by elisabeththornbrooke
Albany in the Snow (1871) by Walter Launt Palmer.
Lady Violet Henderson (1907) by John William Waterhouse.
I’m reblogging this A) because I love it and B) to correct the poster’s tags. This is most likely a Sargent, so turn of the century 19th-20th. I recognize a Sargent when I see one.
This is Portrait of Princess Marthe Bibesco by Giovanni Boldini.
One of my favorite Boldini pieces. It’s dated circa 1911.
I have therefore decided that my daughters, instead of having one maid each….
Hugh Thomson, from The admirable Crichton, by J. M. Barrie, London, New York, 1914.
Image ID: 805789
A spring day — Riverside Drive, New York.(1900)
Ah, how I long for a real spring day where I live!
What a nice photo!
I usually don’t like beaches…but I like this one. If all beaches had people dressed like this on them, I would stop disliking beaches.