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Susan  Rotolo

Collage, restored and altered 19th century photo album, leather binding.
7 x 6 x 3 1/2 in
number 1
edition of 1

Geometry is not open to interpretation, sexual imagery is, and the Victorian era was. Everything was hidden under tightly buttoned clothing with lacy things protruding from hems, sleeves, and necklines: jewelry, lush flowers, sweet sentiment, watch fobs. The less you see, the more you imagine. Imagination creates the image, yet innocence can be maintained because nothing was intentional. The book is a photograph album from the Victorian era that I have restored and altered with veiled images.

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