Category Archives: Edwardian

Gentleman Gipsy in wayside camp and caravan, 1891.

Wee Wanderers, witches, England, William Gordon Stables, daughters, wanderes

Wee Wanderers. Daughters of W. Gordon Stables.

Leaves from the Log of a Gentleman Gipsy in wayside camp and caravan, 1891.

Dr. William Gordon Stables (21 May 1840 – 10 May 1910) was the founding father of leisure caravanning. Scottish naval surgeon and author of adventure fiction.

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The Wash-House by William Orpen.

The Wash-House. From the Painting by William Orpen.. Impressionism in Great Britain.

The Wash-House. From the Painting by William Orpen.

The Wash-House by William Orpen 1878-1931.

William Orpen was a major representative of Impressionism in the United Kingdom. The woman in the picture was Vera Hone lived with her husband as a neighbor of William Orpen in Chelsea and was for a while his main model. Due to the success of his war pictures was William Orpen 1918 admitted to the Order of the British Empire Knight Commander.