Portraits of new arrivals were used as a marker of a child's progress in the Society. Case studies of some children appeared in the newsletter 'Our Waifs and Strays' describing how they had been transformed from a 'potential street loafer' into a productive member of society. These studies were often illustrated with 'before and after' photographs, contrasting their ragged past with their new-found respectability.
When it comes to tattoos, flower power is always a popular choice. It’s easy to see why as there are just SO many stunning options to choose from. Minimal poppy illustration, simple peony’s and vintage full sleeves. Flower tatts never fail to look just so darn perfect.
Cabbage: Jane Murray is a painter working mainly in watercolour. Her work varies from detailed botanical studies to larger out-of-scale compositions, tending towards the abstract. Recently her starting point has been the flowers, leaves and vegetables in her own garden.