dinsdag 28 juli 2015

Edward Linley Sambourne -- 29 juli 1882

Edward Linley Sambourne (1844-1910) was een Britse cartoonist (voor Punch), tekenaar en fotograaf. Zijn dagboeken zijn te lezen op de site van 18 Stafford Terrace, ooit het huis waar Sambourne woonde.

Friday July 28
Woke with stiff neck. Waited all day for Frank's letter. Began Warpath at 1.0pm. Finished at 8.30. Did not go out.

Saturday July 29
Midge's baby born at 9.0pm. Rode to look at instruments & phos. After went with M to F.Gordon's garden party. Harford, à Becketts, Bedfords, Archer etc etc. Home late & tired. Midge's baby came, 'Dora'.

Sunday July 30
Hot day. Went to see Punch clipped. His tail. Lunched at home. Knocked baby down with cushions etc etc. Lawn Tennis. The S.J's dined with us. Good dinner.

Monday July 31
Worked on salmon. At 4.30 went to meet Tenniel & Burnand. Rode thro' Holloway etc to Tottenham. Seven Sisters Road etc etc to Forest Hotel Chingford. Dined. Billiards. Bed.

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