1. Notes: 96 / 2 years ago 
    Charlotte Corday (1768–1793)
by James Abbott McNeill Whistler(attributed to)
Collection: Torre Abbey Historic House and Gallery

This is one of Torre Abbey’s great mysteries. On the reverse a handwritten note reads: ‘James Abbott McNeil Whistler – portrait of Charlotte Corday. Taken from a sketch, from life in the Bastille, by an official, by permission from the government’. No trace has been found of a portrait of Corday by this artist.

    Charlotte Corday (1768–1793)

    by James Abbott McNeill Whistler(attributed to)

    This is one of Torre Abbey’s great mysteries. On the reverse a handwritten note reads: ‘James Abbott McNeil Whistler – portrait of Charlotte Corday. Taken from a sketch, from life in the Bastille, by an official, by permission from the government’. No trace has been found of a portrait of Corday by this artist.

     
  2. Notes

    1. babypleaseremembermeoncemor reblogged this from casabet64
    2. hypatiaalexandria-world reblogged this from oldfashioned-way
    3. bostonpicsvids reblogged this from oldfashioned-way
    4. oldfashioned-way reblogged this from casabet64
    5. casabet64 reblogged this from centuriespast
    6. germanwoof reblogged this from maasaaki and added:
      This is one of Torre Abbey’s great mysteries. On the reverse a handwritten note reads: ‘James Abbott McNeil Whistler –...
    7. maasaaki reblogged this from tiredexplorer
    8. tiredexplorer reblogged this from gavrilo-il-principe
    9. gavrilo-il-principe reblogged this from studyincontrasts
    10. skystroll reblogged this from centuriespast
    11. kuntessa reblogged this from centuriespast
    12. amizuiro reblogged this from centuriespast
    13. sleep-studies reblogged this from centuriespast
    14. cremonadream reblogged this from centuriespast
    15. witchwoman reblogged this from centuriespast
    16. 32-sammm reblogged this from centuriespast
    17. hansvlitz reblogged this from centuriespast
    18. theredshoes reblogged this from centuriespast
    19. total-derangement-of-the-senses reblogged this from hollower
    20. hollower reblogged this from corrodedvessel
    21. sarahfburns reblogged this from centuriespast
    22. studyincontrasts reblogged this from centuriespast
avatar_128
 
 
If you are unsatisfied with your Centuries Past experience IN ANY WAY please see the guard at the front desk for A COMPLETE REFUND of your admission fee.
Your hosts into collective [un]consciousness of centuries pasts:
mostly UBU507
and occasionally our revered founder billyjane
 
 

Tumblr