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Tag Archives: illustration

Pilfering the Male Wardrobe: The Gibson Girl’s Retort to Fashion Satire

Capricious, evanescent, outrageous: there has always been something to parody about fashion. It has had its moments of sanity, where form has actually nodded to function, but centuries-worth of acrid … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · 3 Comments

Metamorphoses: A mysterious poem

The images below come from one of two hand drawn flip-books I came across in the “Verses” collection.  After each verse, you flip back one of the leaves to reveal … Continue reading

January 24, 2012 · 7 Comments

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