In “Literary Homes” project, Su Blackwell used copies of famous books by classic women writers of the 19th century.
Back in 2017, Su Blackwell, a reputable artist working within the realm of paper, har created an incredible series called “Literary Houses.”
She recreated the homes of the most well-known women writers of the 19th century: Jane Austen, Daphne Du Maurier, and Charlotte Brontë. These stunningly looking paper homes are created from pages of the authors’ most famous books.
The series was inspired by a series of articles at the Guardian, “Writer’s Rooms,” offering a glimpse into the minds behind most successful and popular British books.
This made me think about the homes of famous women writers, homes that have now become museums, where we can go to pay homage to these writers, with the hope that their homes will imbue us with inspiration, or enable us a glimpse into their world.
“Literary Houses” book art series by Su Blackwell
“Ferryside” in Cornwall, Home to Daphne Du Maurier, 1943-1968 – Novel: Rebecca, published in 1938.
The Bronte Parsonage – Home to Charlotte Brontë, 1820-1855 – Novel: Jane Eyre, first published in 1847.
Jane Austen’s House, Hampshire 1809-1817 – Novel: Pride and Prejudice, first published in 1813.
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Via Su Blackwell Blog.
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