History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. ~Winston Churchill

29 March, 2012

A Writer Writes

People writing!

Painter Maurice Utrillo writing, 1949. Source

Playwright Thornton Wilder writing near Saratoga Springs, New York, 1956. Source

Old Sikh men writing at a desk, India, 1946. Source

A nun writing in her room, 1948. Source

George Bernard Shaw writing in a notebook, 1914. Source

Author Mary McCarthy at her typewriter, 1944. Source

Renowned harpsichordist Wanda Landowska writes a letter, 1949. Source

Vladimir Nabokov writing in his car, Ithaca, New York, 1958. Source

Brazilian poet Rosalina Coelho writing with her lipstick, Brazil, 1943. Source

A little boy writing about the things he likes to do, 1948. Source

Queen Victoria, of course. 1892. Source

A woman writing in her notebook, 1940. Source

Art critic Bernard Berenson, Florence, Italy, 1948. Source

Actress Millie Perkins writing in her hotel room, NYC, 1959. Source

An American soldier writing a letter, Marshall Island, 1944. Source

Arthur Conan Doyle writing, 1912. Source

Marilyn Monroe writing at home in Hollywood, 1953. Source

Historian and newspaperman Douglas Southall Freeman writing copy in his office, Richmond, Virginia, 1940. Source

Charles Dickens writing, 1855. Source

An inmate at San Quentin prison sits alone in the mess hall writing a letter, 1947. Source

An American soldier writing a letter home, Korea, 1951. Source

Artist Augustus John writing at his desk, 1946. Source

A student writing a story for the Yale university paper, facing a wall covered with front pages of papers past, 1942. Source

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