On the shore a bat, or possibly an umbrella, disengaged itself from the shrubbery, causing  those nearby to recollect the miseries of childhood. - from the 1958 book The Object-Lesson by E.Gorey

The Object Lesson, Edward Gorey caption: On the shore a bat, or possibly an umbrella/disengaged itself from the shrubbery/causing those nearby to recollect the miseries of childhood.

The Gashlycrumb Tinies

The Gashlycrumb Tinies: A Very Gorey Alphabet Book

The Gashlycrumb Tinies ~ Edward Gorey

The Gashlycrumb Tinies: A Very Gorey Alphabet Book

The Gashlycrumb Tinies by Edward Gorey This is a real book published in the It's awful and I like it! - Black as in Black Humor

Scrap Irony: Irreverent Illustrated Cultural Commentary by Edward Gorey circa 1961 – Brain Pickings

Scrap Irony: Irreverent Illustrated Cultural Commentary by Edward Gorey circa 1961

AXIOM TO GRIND Vice Is nice But a little virtue Won’t hurt you. from Scrap Irony by Felicia Lamport, drawings by Edward Gorey

the reason I stayed in the house all day | tom gauld.

Tom Gauld, The reason I stayed in the house all day. (This made me laugh, then weep.

The nurse was discovered collapsed in some shrubbery, but her reappearance was not much use; her eyes were askew, her extremities rubbery, her clothing was stained with a brownish juice.

The nurse was discovered collapsed in some shrubbery, but her reappearance was not much use; her eyes were askew, her extremities rubbery, her clothing was stained with a brownish juice.

Edward Gorey drawings animated by Derek Lam for the opening of ‘Mystery” on PBS television in the 1980′s.

Edward Gorey Opening Animations for PBS Mystery! My dad watched this for the mysteries and I would watch for the Edward Gorey intro and Vincent Price.

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