Spotted Tuesday in the window of an antique dealers in Bungay (Suffolk). Reminds me of an M.R. James ghost story. In fact it actually reminds me of two as, close up, the fabric curtains inside the rooms of this dolls house have a touch of the "crumpled linen" look about them...
Today's weird and WTF photo: that moment a bear photobombs the selfie you and your besties have just carefully posed... that moment. (Well, it's either that or three female blackshirts with a Nazi bear!)
On a serious note, the photo was taken by Allen Nield who had photographic studios in Leeds, Manchester, Stockport & Stalybridge. I'm guessing by the fashions and hair styles, the pre-WW1 Edwardian era. Kudos to Jack Mord of the Thanatos Archive for finding & saving this picture for posterity.
The White Castle by Yuri Shwedoff, a Russian artist with a knack for combining fantasy and science fiction in paintings to show a sense of loss: the greatest civilizations all become relics. https://yurishwedoff.deviantart.com/gallery/
The image brings to mind these lines from the poet Shelley writing 200 years previously...
My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings;
Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
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