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28 April 2015

lee miller

Perhaps it’s not surprising that both Jane Hervey and Mollie Panter-Downes have such observant, witty and interesting faces. This photograph of Mollie was taken by Lee Miller during the war: we had it on the Post on February 3rd but this is the original print showing Lee Miller’s signature – it’s in the shop window now, propped against an old wooden ironing-board (ready to iron the Churchill scarf used on London War Notes). Interesting that Jane and Mollie both wore tweed jackets to be photographed.  Well, a tweed jacket is such a useful look for a woman.,,

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