The Book, Cat, & Cat Book Lovers Almanac

of historical trivia regarding books, cats, and other animals. Actually this blog has evolved so that it is described better as a blog about cats in history and culture. And we take as a theme the advice of Aldous Huxley: If you want to be a writer, get some cats. Don't forget to see the archived articles linked at the bottom of the page.

March 29, 2016

March 29, 1893

Dora Carrington (March 29, 1893 to March 11, 1932), was a British artist. She was in love with Lytton Strachey, shared his household, and after his death she killed herself. Very Bloomsbury, by which I mean, a great deal of silliness, with an artistic output often impressive. For instance:


She left us this cat ---





And a fine woodcut it is.


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