Easy live and quiet die

A stern Victorian, or maybe Edwardian— the title an ode to Lucy Honeychurch of A Room with a View, from my collection of cabinet card portraits. I see now, though, she's less compelling than the first of this series, for not looking into the camera. She's making no direct appeal to us, but someone out of frame, which… Continue reading Easy live and quiet die

The Museum: recent acquisitions

A trip to rural Pennsylvania Sunday through Tuesday, for the 150th Commemmoration of the Battle of Gettysburg. I worked on the visual portion for the opening ceremony, which was reason enough for my Dad to plan a road trip; Tara Lynne and I joined the expedition. I’d never been, and it was wonderful to soak… Continue reading The Museum: recent acquisitions