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Close your eyes and dream of England
“The House Opposite” in Rye, East Sussex, England. The mediaeval houses of the magical seaside village of Rye have names, such as “The House With Two Doors” “The House With The Seat” “Christmas Cottage” “The First House” “The Other House” etc. It’s just part of the perfection that is Rye.
John Everett Millais
The Blind Girl painted by John Everett Millais 1855. The blind girl was modelled by Matilda Proudfoot and Isabella Nicholas as her younger sister. Millais wife Effie was the first choice of model for the blind girl but her face was overpainted and replaced by Matilda. The village in the distance is Winchelsea, Sussex, England.