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Fascinating pics - the one at the croquet game might possibly make an
amusing little caption competition - insert a speech bubble emanating from
Vivienne and tell us what she might be saying.......

Any takers??


On 31 October 2013 14:58, Rickard A. Parker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> On Thu, 31 Oct 2013 08:15:11 -0400, Ken Armstrong
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> >Sometimes I think the effort to see Vivienne as "every woman" in TWL is
> >an effort to make the poem implode. In any case, I was surprised after
> >following the link to see how un-antique she looked in that particular
> >photograph. It may be the low resolution or the wrinkles in my retinas,
> >but she seems pretty healthy and "normal" in that photo. In so many
> >others I've seen, she looks truly sad and pathetic, but in this one she
> >looks like she's holding her own quite well.
>
>
> That photo of Vivien was taken in 1921 by Ottoline Morrell.  The U.K.'s
> National Portrait Gallery website gives access to 13 photos of Mrs. E. by
> Ottoline.  6 were taken in 1920, 3 taken in 1921 and 4 taken in 1931.
>
> Only in the two photos taken that same day in 1921 does Vivien look well.
> She was about 33 years old.
>
>
> http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/person/mp72287/vivienne-vivien-eliot-nee-haigh-wood
>
> Regards,
>    Rick Parker
>