Saturday, November 28, 2009

The Small Press Publisher Inspects His Cactus Garden in Winter

To embiggen, click on picture of Carl Spitzweg, Der Kaktus-Liebhaber, (1850).

1 comment:

  1. A German friend emailed me to inquire why the large cactus at the window points away from the light rather than toward it. I of course replied that it is a member of the species Südgermanicus heliophobicus, which has since gone extinct.