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Room 3: The Fireplace RoomWilliam Blake: The Complete Illuminated Books, introduced by David BindmanI am almost certain that this is the William Blake book sitting on Florence’s bookshelf. It looks absolutely stunning, seriously. Blake (1757-1827) was an English Romantic poet and painter who combined his poetry and relief-etching to create exquisite Medievalesque, illuminated books. The most famous of these works would probably be Songs of Innocence and Experience (which I own and it is beautiful).Blake’s imagery is so ethereal yet dark and intense, which I think is an influence that can easily be seen in Florence’s music.This is the book:
(Florence Welch House Series)

Room 3: The Fireplace Room

William Blake: The Complete Illuminated Books, introduced by David Bindman

I am almost certain that this is the William Blake book sitting on Florence’s bookshelf. It looks absolutely stunning, seriously. Blake (1757-1827) was an English Romantic poet and painter who combined his poetry and relief-etching to create exquisite Medievalesque, illuminated books. The most famous of these works would probably be Songs of Innocence and Experience (which I own and it is beautiful).

Blake’s imagery is so ethereal yet dark and intense, which I think is an influence that can easily be seen in Florence’s music.

This is the book:

image

(Florence Welch House Series)

Room 3: The Fireplace Room

William Blake: The Complete Illuminated Books, introduced by David Bindman

I am almost certain that this is the William Blake book sitting on Florence’s bookshelf. It looks absolutely stunning, seriously. Blake (1757-1827) was an English Romantic poet and painter who combined his poetry and relief-etching to create exquisite Medievalesque, illuminated books. The most famous of these works would probably be Songs of Innocence and Experience (which I own and it is beautiful).

Blake’s imagery is so ethereal yet dark and intense, which I think is an influence that can easily be seen in Florence’s music.

This is the book:

image

(Florence Welch House Series)

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