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.
Typist, Square du Vert-Galant, Paris, 1947. Photo by Robert Doisneau.
According to Matthew Shaer of the CSM, Doisneau was “Only one of the most recognizable stylists in the annals of modern photography – a Paris-born flâneur who wandered the streets of his home city with his trademark Leica in hand, collecting images of the local street life.”
Muse hits the streets of Paris for the Cruise 2012 catalogue from Louis Vuitton. Captured by Mark Segal, Muse is a girl in Paris in the springtime, leisurely lounging along sidewalk cafés in couture. A handsome man looks on with interest.
Art Nouveau restaurant in Paris,France: “La Fermette Marbeuf”, originally created around 1898-1900 as the dining room of Hôtel Langham, then covered up when the style had become unfashionable.It was rediscovered by accident in 1978 and then restored to life.