between them a spark passed

One sailor feeds cake to another. Vintage, gay

Their eyes met with a singular directness of gaze. Between them a spark passed which was not afterwards to be distinguished, though neither of them knew the moment of its kindling…

 

Text: excerpt from ‘The Shuttle,’ 1907, Frances Hodgson Burnett
Image: photographer, subjects, unknown
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19 Comments

  1. stephen

    You’re killing me. All these beautiful images of photographer, subjects, unknown.

    For our children/grandchildren this will be a new Pompeii. They will resurrect a world buried beneath an avalanche of fear and hate.

    Posted January 24, 2014 at 11:48 pm | Permalink
  2. stephen

    Don’t think we don’t value your work here.

    Posted January 24, 2014 at 11:49 pm | Permalink
  3. Ditto what Stephen said.

    Posted January 25, 2014 at 8:02 pm | Permalink
  4. stephen

    We need you.

    Posted April 30, 2014 at 4:04 am | Permalink
  5. Hi Kenneth!

    This is Erin from the Heathrow to Newark flight. What a beautiful collection of photographs and excerpts you’ve put together. Really fantastic curation. Hope you made it to DC okay!

    All best,
    Erin

    Posted June 9, 2014 at 10:06 pm | Permalink
  6. Linksysifq

    inventions of typography

    Posted December 11, 2020 at 5:58 pm | Permalink
  7. Beaterkif

    handwritten by the author.

    Posted December 22, 2020 at 2:28 pm | Permalink
  8. Blenderlrm

    Of his works, he is especially famous

    Posted December 24, 2020 at 3:19 pm | Permalink
  9. Professionalttu

    XVII century was Nicholas Jarry .

    Posted January 6, 2021 at 1:07 am | Permalink
  10. Beaterkjk

    new texts were rewritten

    Posted January 13, 2021 at 6:09 pm | Permalink
  11. Augustttv

    among them acquired “Moral

    Posted January 25, 2021 at 2:38 am | Permalink
  12. Broncoqht

    elements (case, binding).

    Posted February 2, 2021 at 9:42 am | Permalink
  13. Airbladeelk

    or their samples written

    Posted February 10, 2021 at 5:38 am | Permalink
  14. EOTechoyt

    One of the most skilled calligraphers

    Posted February 15, 2021 at 3:56 am | Permalink
  15. Mojavelke

    Libraries of the Carolingian era). IN

    Posted February 15, 2021 at 5:57 pm | Permalink
  16. Interfacevve

    55 thousand Greek, 30 thousand Armenian

    Posted March 1, 2021 at 8:24 pm | Permalink
  17. Arnotttad

    among them acquired “Moral

    Posted April 15, 2021 at 6:22 am | Permalink
  18. Fingerboarduue

    European glory, and even after

    Posted April 15, 2021 at 5:46 pm | Permalink
  19. Humminbirdszr

    from lat. manus – “hand” and scribo – “I write”) ]

    Posted August 13, 2021 at 4:44 am | Permalink

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