To-day for Me

Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale, ROI, RWS 1871-1945

From a photograph by H. Dixon & Son, London, after the original Water-colour in the Collection of Miss Evans


Source: Sparrow 103

Holding the long necklace of the adult woman with her crowned head and crystal ball, the young girl longs to know what is in store for her. The atmosphere is that of a fairytale, and the woman's expression is benign, but who is to say what the day will hold?

  • 1905 colour print based on this version, given in Wikipedia (authenticity uncertain)
  • Formatting and text by Jacqueline Banerjee [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the Project Gutenberg and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]