Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Opium Den

Never has squalor and degradation looked so cozy and appealing as in this opium den illustration by Doré.

Gustave Doré — from London, a Pilgrimage — 1872


Kid said...

I have a copy of The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner with illustrations by Gustave Dore. Beautiful.

MISS PEACH ~(^.^)~ said...

Dore was brilliant!!!! He did over 10,000 illustrations! Thank you for all your wonderful posts!