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.
Is it just my imagination or are half of these children giving us Blue Steel?
P. Dittrich, The children of Khedive Abbas Hilmi II of Egypt, 1906.
Source: Travelers in the Middle East Archive