Giving Serena’s “Picturing Prufrock” assignment another go, I decided to hit up the awesome archival image site Shorpy for some shots of old school surgery rooms, and this gem titled “The Cutting Room” from The Brooklyn Navy Yard circa 1900 captures the aesthetic of the line for me to a T.
Process was the same, find image, pull it into picnik and add text. Dead simple.
Update: here is another version taken from an old school illustration I originally found here.
something about “dead simple” in this context made my skin crawl… You’ve quite a way with words, Rev.