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I wouldn't have thought it were her.
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"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