On Thu, 31 Oct 2013 08:15:11 -0400, Ken Armstrong
<[log in to unmask]> wrote:That photo of Vivien was taken in 1921 by Ottoline Morrell. The U.K.'s
>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.
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.