James McNeill Whistler, Arrangement in Grey and Black: The Artist’s Mother, 1871
I’ll bet she was actually a MILF underneath all that clothing. I’m such a philistine at times!
THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 68 YEARS AGO TODAY
Syria obtains it’s independence from France after French troops are forced to evacuate the country, creating the independent state of the Syrian Republic.
Unfortunately, today the country is divided and being torn apart by a Civil War which, so far, has killed at least 150,000 people, created over 3 Million Refugees, and internally displaced more than 5 Million people.