Women Reading

vintagelibraries:

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, the bookmobile in Columbia Park, circa 1940.

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thefilmcanister:

Vanessa Redgrave. 1977. 

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adhemarpo:

Diego Rivera, Portrait de deux femmes, 1914.

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fleurdulys:

Nastasja Nesterov on a Garden Bench - Mikhail Nesterov

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books0977:

Rebecca, The Clothes Horse, reading The Brownings: Letters and Poetry. Picture by Jon.

Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, who was six years her junior, exchanged 574 letters over twenty months, Their romance was bitterly opposed by her father, who did not want any of his children to marry. In 1846, the couple eloped and settled in Florence, where Elizabeth’s health improved and she bore a son, Robert Wideman Browning.

heaveninawildflower:

'Two Girls By the Sea' ( mid-1920s) signed 'Kafu'. Silk painting.

Honolulu Museum of Art.

Source - Brown, Kendall H. Brown and Sharon A. Minichiello, Taishō Chic: Japanese Modernity, Nostalgia, and Deco, Honolulu Academy of Arts, 2001 via Wikimedia.

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bookpatrol:

Painting by Max Ginsburg. Used as cover illustration for  ”THE FRIENDS” by Rosa Guy.

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9emeart:

Sous le phare

Prado

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