Looking for beards in life and life through beards.

 

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paperimages: I always feel like when someone visits my blog and reblogs or likes something I should visit their blog. It just seems like a nice thing to do, common courtesy. It’s also fun and interesting too of course. But now that a number of different people reblog and like it’s become impossible and yet I…

Two self portraits by Augustus John, top 1940, bottom 1913, from here.

'The Horologist, John Elcomb' by Kieth Holmes, from here.

'The Horologist, John Elcomb' by Kieth Holmes, from here.

'Robert Carr (Earl of Somerset)' as painted by John L. Hoskins, [nice ear ring!] from here.

'Robert Carr (Earl of Somerset)' as painted by John L. Hoskins, [nice ear ring!] from here.

'Self Portrait' (1881), Jozef Israels, from here.

'Self Portrait' (1881), Jozef Israels, from here.

David Henry Hwang, chinese-american playwright and winner of the 1988 Tony and other awards.

David Henry Hwang, chinese-american playwright and winner of the 1988 Tony and other awards.

'Felice Orsini' (1856) by William Hollyoake from here.

'Felice Orsini' (1856) by William Hollyoake from here.

Sir Robert Rogers, Clerk of the House of Commons since October 2011, and now retired after 42 years service in the House, Read about him and is job here.

Some Paint Shop Pro experiments. From the top down-proper version, solarised, then solarised and vignetted, and finally (I think) inverted. The original is from here.