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Arts Everyday Living: Through a Victorian Artist’s Eyes–In the Old Farm Garden

____________________ How fair is a garden amid the trials and passions of existence. Benjamin Disraeli* British artist Frederick Walker (1840-1875) was a respected painter and illustrator, who portrayed a variety of scenes reflecting English life, from the bucolic garden above to the squalid conditions of the homeless.  Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) is considered one of the […]

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