Sunday, February 6, 2011

Mystery Photo: Found inside an old poetry book

This was tucked away inside a 19th century volume of poems by George Eliot.

Interestingly, it vaguely looks a little like Eliot, aka Mary Anne Evans (at right). Of course, it's almost certainly not her. But an amusing similarity nonetheless.

I come across many copies of Eliot's "Silas Marner" in scouting and sorting through books. Have not read it, but was surprised to discover that it served as an inspiration or basis for such disparate films as:

And now that I've drawn a connection between a photo in a 19th century volume of poetry and a "Black Snake Moan," I think I need to be done for the day.

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