The Amber Shadows

Collection by Lucy Ribchester


Inspirations for my Bletchley-noir book about a young decoder being sent her own cryptic messages carved into stolen amber

Lucy Ribchester
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The Leicester Square Theatre, 40 Leicester Square, Westminster

An Article from The Music Hall and Theatre History Website dedicated to Arthur Lloyd 1839 - 1904

 The original. Today the hut has been rebuilt. Bletchley Park, Alan Turing, The Originals, Shadows, Amber, Image, Darkness, Ivy, Ombre

Hut 6, Bletchley park. The original. Today the hut has been rebuilt.

A set of Countess Mountbatten’s underwear made from a silk map given to her by a boyfriend in the Royal Air Force. Fashion on the ration: street-style – in pictures. - Total Street Style Looks And Fashion Outfit Ideas Vintage Lingerie, Lingerie Set, Vintage Underwear, 1940s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, London Fashion, Silk Pajamas, Dress Making, Lounge Wear

Beatrix has a silk scarf made from an old RAF map. These are silk undies made from the same. From the Guardian's gallery of Fashion on the Ration, IWM

Nijinsky's Faun Costume in 'L'Apres Midi d'un Faune' by Claude Debussy from the front cover of the programme for the season of the 'Ballets Russes', 1912 (colour litho) Wall Art Prints by Leon Bakst Art And Illustration, Illustrations, Poster Art, Kunst Poster, Russian Ballet, Russian Art, Ballet Russo, Afternoon Of A Faun, Art Nouveau

Vaslav Nijinsky in a programme for l'apres midi d'un faune by Debussy. Nijinsky danced Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, though I'm not sure if he ever appeared in The Firebird