Robotic Tears I

2018 | Polargraph Using Ink, The lllustrated London News, 1878

Source:  Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan, 2009  Uncredited Image.

Source: Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan, 2009
Uncredited Image.

This polargraph drawing is on an original page from The London Illustrated News in 1858.  I found it in a dusty old bookshop in Hampshire.

At some point a few years ago an image past my eyes on the Internet and literally brought me instantly to tears.  The image, uncredited, was in an article from the Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan.

“A roadside bomb, planted by anti-government elements against police vehicle in the main road from Kunduz city to air port, killed two children and wounds four other of them Saturday evening, ” Abdul Rizaq Yaqubi told Xinhua.