Fireworks

This is by Eric Ravilious, and I believe was initially planned as a wall mural:

Ravilious - November 5th

This is by Whistler and was attacked in print by John Ruskin. Whistler sued for libel and won, demonstrating the end of Ruskin’s reign as pre-eminent art critic and tastemaker of the mid-19th century:

Whistler-Nocturne_in_black_and_gold

Nocturne in Black and Gold; The falling rocket

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