Vintage landscape: ruins

Vintage landscape/enclos*ure: 1935 ruin, Lamar, TX, F. Ratchford, Texas State Archives“Ruins of unidentified concrete home,” Lamar, Texas, 1935, probably by Fanny Ratchford, via Texas State Archives Commons on flickr.

Beautiful matrix of wild plants. . . .  Be sure to click the photo and see it enlarged.

The wind that wanders, the weeds wind-shaken,
These remain. . . .

— Algernon Charles Swinburne, from “A Forsaken Garden

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