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Birkin reads.
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Jane Birkin reading book. Les Midis de Jane. Paris Vogue c.1970.
A fashion muse with her simple and feminine outfits in the 1970s, Jane Birkin has also given her name to an iconic Hermès handbag that perfectly suits the woman who once declared: ‘My mother was right: when you’ve got nothing left, all you can do is get into silk underwear and start reading Proust.’ 

Birkin reads.

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Jane Birkin reading book. Les Midis de Jane. Paris Vogue c.1970.

A fashion muse with her simple and feminine outfits in the 1970s, Jane Birkin has also given her name to an iconic Hermès handbag that perfectly suits the woman who once declared: ‘My mother was right: when you’ve got nothing left, all you can do is get into silk underwear and start reading Proust.’ 

Two unidentified young women read.
And at least one of them is fighting mightily her urge to launch yet again into her sadly well worn diatribe about the sorry state of copy editing and how it reflects the general decline in the belief in the value and importance of expression.
money-in-veins:

Literacy, a right for all! Happy Literacy Day!

Two unidentified young women read.

And at least one of them is fighting mightily her urge to launch yet again into her sadly well worn diatribe about the sorry state of copy editing and how it reflects the general decline in the belief in the value and importance of expression.

money-in-veins:

Literacy, a right for all! Happy Literacy Day!

A high school aged Toni Morrison reads over a classmate’s shoulder.

A high school aged Toni Morrison reads over a classmate’s shoulder.

Winnie-the-Pooh reads.

Winnie-the-Pooh reads.

Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn read.

Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn read.

Watson reads.

Watson reads.

Edgar Bergen Charlie McCarthy read.
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Edgar Bergen Charlie McCarthy 1947

Edgar Bergen Charlie McCarthy read.

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Edgar Bergen Charlie McCarthy 1947

Elizabeth Montgomery reads.

Elizabeth Montgomery reads.

Mork reads about another of Earth’s adopted sons.

Mork reads about another of Earth’s adopted sons.

Unidentified group of future teachers at the Maryland State Teachers College at Bowie read.

Unidentified group of future teachers at the Maryland State Teachers College at Bowie read.