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Art & Culture

♔December-Edith Holden

If cold December gave you birth— The month of snow, and ice, and mirth— Place on your hand a turquoise blue, Success will bless whate’er you do. “A Gem for Every Month,”-Author unknown, c.1883 illustration: December 1906: Blackbird, Robin, Blue Tit, Ivy & Holly. ‘From ‘The Country Diary Of An […]

♔Frozen Out -George Dunlop Leslie

Frozen Out, (1866) by the Victorian English Landscapes and genre painter, George Dunlop Leslie. Leslie came from a family of artists: his father was notable genre painter Charles Robert Leslie and along with fellow artist James Hayllar, they painted Queen Victoria for her Golden Jubilee in 1887. Leslie was also […]