Portrait Of An Unknown Woman : This is a late Victorian, or more likely Edwardian, studio portrait of an unknown woman. It is small – about two inches in diameter – and surrounded by a substantial cardboard mount which itself has been cut back. The sitter seems to have a mark or blemish just below her lips which does not […]
We went to the Roman Baths at Bath last week. The rain forced me to leave my camera back at the hotel, but I still had my iPhone with me. As we walked around the museum this splendid bronze head of the goddess Sulis Minerva asked me to take a selfie. You can’t say no to a goddess.