Edward Gorey #15

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Postcard #15 in the Edward Gorey Postcard Collection is from his collection “The Tuning Fork“. In this illustration we see a woman riding some kind of sea monster. Her expression seems resigned and I’m not sure if she is wearing a long string of beads, or perhaps it’s a string of popcorn. Anybody?

“The natives, afterwards, took fright
When she was seen, off the shore, at night.

I had some lovely emails and responses to my previous postings on the Edward Gorey postcards so I’ll choose one of those and surprise one of those fans with this card.


1 Comment

  1. Meredith on July 20, 2011 at 3:10 pm

    Could the "necklace" be seaweed of some sort? I can't tell the exact shape of the "beads" but given the circumstances our heroine is in, perhaps?????

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