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John Frederick Peto: Discarded Treasures (c. 1904) At some point, someone added the forged signature “W M”—for the popular trompe l’oeil painter William Harnett (1848-1892)—to this painting by John Frederic Peto. In the 1940’s, however, it was observed that paintings … Continue reading
Model of the atomic bomb impact on Hiroshima at the Peace Memorial Museum there.
Evelyn Mary Dunbar: Baling Hay (1940)
John Craxton: Boy with Kid (1948); see this post.
When I penetrated back to the day-room I encountered two gentlemen called Sergeant Pluck and Mr Gilhaney and they were holding a meeting about the question of bicycles. “I do not believe in the three-speed gear at all,” the Sergeant … Continue reading
Claire Huchet Bishop: The Man Who Lost His Head (1942); illustration by Robert McCloskey.