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.
"At the turn of the 20th century he ruled everything - from architecture through furniture to fashion and biscuit stickers. This ‘brushwork’ is connected with the name Alphonse Mucha, thanks to whom Art Nouveau is still alive today." - Ivan Lendl: Alphonse Mucha
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.