Waiting for the Hilary Mantel book to come out--Detail of Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex after Hans Holbein the Younger (1727). Click on the magnifying glass to see the full painting.
by Alison Flood
With the third part of her Booker-winning series still months away, Mantel paints fresh glimpse of her Tudor antihero for London's National Portrait Gallery
heaveninawildflower: Orchids: Their Culture and Management by Hopkins Rare Books, Manuscripts, Archives on Flickr. Orchids: Their Culture and Management. London, 1903.
Selected Poems: Rainer Maria Rilke