★ ‘Queen Guinevere’s Maying’ by John Collier (1900)
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★ ‘Queen Guinevere’s Maying’ by John Collier (1900)

★ It’s the May Day holiday here in the UK, so to celebrate the glories of spring, I thought I’d share this beautiful painting – ‘Queen Guinevere’s Maying’ by John Collier (1900). Celebrating the renewal and fertility of springtime, May Day… Continue reading

★ View of the St. Louis World’s Fair (1904)
~ In the Old Days / ~ Things of the Past

★ View of the St. Louis World’s Fair (1904)

★ The Louisiana Purchase Exposition – better known as the St. Louis World’s Fair – opened in St. Louis, Missouri, on this day in 1904. Intended to commemorate the centenary of the 1803 purchase of the Louisiana territory from France, the fair showcased a range of exhibits from 63… Continue reading