Florence Irene Ford Sept 3rd 1861 - Oct 30th 1871 Ten-year-old Florence died of yellow fever. During her life she had been incredibly frightened of storms and whenever one occurred she would rush to her mother for reassurance. Upon Florence's death her mother was so grief stricken that she had Florence's casket constructed with a glass window at the child’s head, furthermore when the grave was dug, she had a set of steps installed so she could descend to her daughters level and look into the grave through a thick glass window. Whenever there was a storm she would go and sit by her daughter to comfort her. After the mothers death the glass wall was replaced with concrete, but you can still go down the steps to Florence's grave.
Artist, Illustrator and Collector. My work is inspired by The Macabre, Childhood, Social history, and old Folk and country music. I am a collector of old photographs, dolls, and objects of interest.
I am Also interested in Vintage medicine, mental health care, true crime and Attitudes towards death, mainly in Victorian society.
I Graduated from Hereford college of Arts with a BA honours in Illustration in 2010.
I work mainly in Digital form, or pen and ink, and watercolour.
Here on Glasseyes I post a mixture of my work and inspirations, A mish mash of Original Images and research, everything that makes me tick.