The rose bud garden of girls
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Idylls of the King by Julia Margaret Cameron
A miniature edition of 22 albumen prints mounted on sheets with hand-written facsimile prints of Tennyson's 'Idylls of the King and other poems'.
William Strang The Reaper 1892 etching British Museum Of all things Homer said, one thing exceeds all others. "The tragedy of man is the tragedy of leaves." Yet few who've heard it have taken it to heart. For in youth we come to believe some things will never die, that sickness, decrepitude and age are mere phantasms of an alien mind. Poor fools, how oversoon death will seem to them, how like a dream, that momentary judder of existence. – Simonides (556-468 BC) From the fine…
The Rosebud Garden of Girls (Getty Museum)
The Rosebud Garden of Girls; Julia Margaret Cameron (British, born India, 1815 - 1879); Freshwater, Isle of Wight, England; June 1868; Albumen silver print; 29.4 × 26.7 cm (11 9/16 × 10 1/2 in.); 84.XM.443.66; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Rights Statement: No Copyright - United States
Photographic Genius: Meet Julia Margaret Cameron
Over the weekend I got a chance to go to D.C. to visit the National Gallery of Art where I viewed the exhibit The Pre-Raphaelite Lens: Briti...