Nearly forgotten but glorious art, envisionings and historical oddments from the back corners of the internet
Hand colored stippled engravings of fruit to make your parlor look like an orchard. If you squeeze your eyes shut long enough I’m sure it will smell just like peaches in summer. From George Brookshaw’s 1817 work “Pomona Britannica” . Starting off as a cabinet maker, Brookshaw reinvented himself as a fruit and flower painter. Lucky we are that he did.
On a voyage to see how much mileage I can get from the creative ability and eye for images that my family thought was useless. On line art curator, fiction writer and now blogger. Historian's daughter. Follow me . . .even I have no idea where I'm going next.
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