The Wunderkammer of the Mild Colonial Boy, Esq., a Reactionary Tory Gentleman, who armed only with a Steampowered Babbage Engine and Pure Intentions, wanders the Time Streams and Aetheric Plane gathering an Eccentric Hodgepodge of Curiousities, Frivolities, Whimsicalities and Nonsense.
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.
Kuban Cossacks of the Akhtyrskaya Stanitsa, Left of the top row is Yevstingney Zima (Ataman of the stanitsa from 1906-14 and again from 1916-17) and Mitrofran Prikhodko (Ataman from 1892-94), Krasnodar Region, undated.