21 december 2011


Now and again ladies pass in their pattens, a maid
perhaps protecting them with an umbrella,
for flakes of snow are falling discreetly.

Hugh Thomson, from Quality street,
a comedy in four acts
by James Matthew Barrie, London, 1913.

2 opmerkingen:

Hermes zei

Perfect and so well done.

Ann zei

Hugh Thompson - a master at illustrating the classics!