reborn-in-the-sea:
Venus’s Bathing (Margate) A woman swimming in the sea; in the background people are looking out to sea from cliffs and a beach. 
Hand-coloured etching 1790 By Thomas Rowlandson  In 1798 he produced a caricature ‘Bathing at Margate’ of voyeurs enjoying the view of the sea-bathers from the cliff, and in 1813 another caricature ‘Summer amusement at Margate, or a peep at the mermaids’. He also produced a smaller pair of pictures set in Margate, called ‘Fresh water’ and ‘Salt water’ (in Margate Museum, one said to be an aquatint and the other a watercolour, dated ca. 1800)[s]

reborn-in-the-sea:

Venus’s Bathing (Margate) A woman swimming in the sea; in the background people are looking out to sea from cliffs and a beach. 

Hand-coloured etching 1790 By Thomas Rowlandson 

 In 1798 he produced a caricature ‘Bathing at Margate’ of voyeurs enjoying the view of the sea-bathers from the cliff, and in 1813 another caricature ‘Summer amusement at Margate, or a peep at the mermaids’. He also produced a smaller pair of pictures set in Margate, called ‘Fresh water’ and ‘Salt water’ (in Margate Museum, one said to be an aquatint and the other a watercolour, dated ca. 1800)

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Shebbear, Devon Grave slab Detail.

Shebbear, Devon Grave slab Detail.

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{I believe that’s where e.e. cummings went.}

bartking:

(via The Christopher Walken School of English - Imgur)

{I believe that’s where e.e. cummings went.}

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