On a recent search for something else entirely, I came across these extremely silky, seductive, PINK portraits by Frank Cadogan Cooper.
I can only imagine how reassuring these glossy squares of healthy, happy young woman could look after the First World War.
(Violet Miriam Clay, Lady Vernon, in 1920 aged 25)
Each picture is a promise that the Somme never occurred and that the English idyll remains:
(The damsel of the lake, called Nimue the enchantress)