Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination

She dropped and fluttered from the leaves of a book:

Hello Beautiful Postcard

Hello Beautiful Postcard

The back says the postcard is from a musical called “Hello Beautiful” by Walter Donaldson from 1931, the artwork by Frederick Manning. Looks like a fantastic excuse for a study:

Study of Hello Beautiful by Jennifer Hartnett-Henderson ©2013

Study of Hello Beautiful by Jennifer Hartnett-Henderson ©2013

I’m not alone in this experience. Bookstore owner Michael Popek created Forgotten Bookmarks of what gets illuminated when the pages of a book open:

Forgotten Bookmarks by Michael Popek

Forgotten Bookmarks by Michael Popek