"Opening this album is like entering another world."
-- The Marvelous Album of Madame B: Being the Handiwork of a Victorian Lady of Considerable Talent by Elizabeth Siegel.
This is an incredible book I got when I saw the exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago a couple of years ago. The exhibit was called Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage and featured "Madame B's" scrapbook. Super cool.
I decided to read the book to inspire my own scrapbook. I'm about 11 years behind in my scrapbooking, but I'll catch up someday.
Here is an example of one of her scrapbook pages: