"Madame Melba," from Burr-McIntosh Monthly, March 1907
The linen jacket above was made by Agnes Richter, a seamstress and patient in an Austrian asylum during the late 1800’s. She constructed the jacket from cloth typically used in the institution and embroidered her story onto the fabric. (via annekata)
Ambrose Bierce (1842 to ?1913) ~ American author and journalist who wrote “An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge.” He was doing research on the Mexican Revolution when he disappeared under mysterious circumstances. “An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge” has one of the best twist endings in literature.
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Thomas Hardy photographed by Alvin Langdon Coburn.