It Did Not Stay For Its Close-up

After lunch today I scanned the next five of Charles Keeping’s idiosyncratic illustrations to Charles Dickens’s ‘Martin Chuzzlewit’, displaying the artist’s liquid line in expressive portraiture. ‘Martin and his friend followed them to the door below’ ‘On his livid face was one word – Death’ ‘Whole troops of married ladies came flocking round the steps’Continue reading “It Did Not Stay For Its Close-up”

Sherwood Forest Snowballs

I understand there have been smatterings of snow in Nottingham. We, on the other hand, have experienced nothing more chilling than the slight, short-lived, frost early this morning. It seemed appropriate, therefore, to scan another batch of those recently discovered negatives from December 2003. These record a trip to Sherwood Forest with Jessica, Michael, Heidi,Continue reading “Sherwood Forest Snowballs”