In the next episode Dr Who meets Vincent Van Gogh
No not the ladies from Globe Worsted disporting themselves in the mill dam at lunchtime, though I could swear that is Nelly Bickerdyke with her eyes peeping just above the water, but “Sea Nymphs at a grotto” by Gaston Bussiere who I had to find out about after my reblog.
GASTON BUSSIERE (1862-1929)
Cloggy:—Don’t know who Gaston Bussiere is but this picture is definitely ‘Vanity’ by Frank Cadogan Cowper and the last time I saw the original it was hanging in The Royal Academy in London.
Not all the children in Walter Molino’s pictures are snatched from the jaws of death and some reap the result of not keeping out of derelict buildings as above
or playing with unexploded bombs
Very good Life Lessons.
"Little Girl Saved By Engine Driver Frank Meyers"
is the title of this picture though I am unable to trace the incident it is based on.
I think it unlikely that an engineman would have time, on spotting the child on the track, to open the cab door, climb down the ladder and get onto the front of the loco in time to snatch the child off the track.
Walter Molino, the artist, specialises in children being snatched from the jaws of death ——
by a dog
and by a Reverend
Cloggy:— Excellent picture of the ‘Sir Winston Churchill’ sail training schooner painted by Eric Meikle. The sea is particularly realistic.
By Winston Churchill
Amazing as it may seem this is NOT a photgraph but a painting by Kenji Shibata.See Below
One of Faiza Maghni’s distinctive portraits. Bit of culture on my page thanks to Linda
Archangel Michael in his boots. He is the only angel allowed to wear boot and leads the Heavenly Host into battle. Another gem of useless information I picked up in my Pub Sign photting days.
Archangel Michael by an Ionian artist, 1700s