A friend has got me reading Molly Peacock's "The Paper Garden," the true story of Mary Delany- the original mixed-media collagist, and our sister. In 1772 Mary Delany began making collages at the age of 72. A span of 240 years between these images.
Lynn Waskelisfrom page 727-728, volume 2 of original text
collage, oil crayon, graphite
Pevear/Volokhonsky translation page 1195-1197