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?
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