VLADIMIR MAYAKOVSKY

Vladimir Maiakovski (1893-1930).

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JULIA MARGARET CAMERON

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Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879).

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Cameron’s niece Julia Prinsep Stephen (née Jackson; 1846–1895) wrote the biography of Cameron that appeared in the first edition of the Dictionary of National Biography, 1886. Julia Stephen (photo below) was the mother of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell.

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US cinemas to show film 1984 in protest against Donald Trump

 

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Organisers say the screenings will take place in 184 US cities across 44 states, and a section of proceeds from events will be donated to local charities and community organisations.

“By doing what they do best – showing a movie – the goal is that cinemas can initiate a much-needed community conversation at a time when the existence of facts, and basic human rights are under attack.”

View full article HERE.

 

1956 Version

 

1984 Version

 

No idea how long those movies will be available on YouTube.

JANE AUSTEN

“The Rice Portrait”, by Ozias Humphry (1742-1810).

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The portrait drawing below, in graphite on vellum, had been in a private collection for years, and was being auctioned as an “imaginary portrait” of Austen, with “Miss Jane Austin” written on the back.

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