...the air was fresher. The farm and garden vegetables were more nutritious and apple-cheeked children were
safer, playing along the quiet country lanes and grassy ﬁelds. Who would not wish to travel back to a gentler
time, back to the very height of the Romantic Era?
Tasha Tudor held a deep and enduring passion for the 1830s. She did more than simply visit it in her
imagination; she actually lived it. And I, while growing up in the 1960s-1970s, happily discovered the many
published works of Tasha Tudor. She was an inspiration to a little girl who loved to draw and write from the
time she could ﬁrst hold a pencil.
Today still I reﬂect on Tasha's art and the appeal of her nineteenth century lifestyle.
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