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Cosplay of Ida in a Monument Valley-like location

Hello!

I think I can call all my family (which consists of my husband, my daughter and myself) Monument Valley fans, and, first of all, thank you for your art! 

Last Spring, while planning a trip to Spain I came across the pictures of a building in a small town named Calpe, a building that looked so much like some of the Monument Valley levels that I got obsessed with the idea to make a photo shoot of my little daughter cosplaying Princess Ida there. Having come through obstacles and with many adventures, we still managed to make it happen and here are the results. I know there’s no chance for you to enjoy the pictures as much as I enjoyed the game but hopefully they can at least make you smile. :)

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Gabriela Mistral (7 April 1889 – 10 January 1957) 

Born Lucila Godoy y Alcayaga, she was a Chilean poet-diplomat, educator and humanist. In 1945 she became the first Latin American author to receive a Nobel Prize in Literature, “for her lyric poetry which, inspired by powerful emotions, has made her name a symbol of the idealistic aspirations of the entire Latin American world”. Some central themes in her poems are nature, betrayal, love, a mother’s love, sorrow and recovery, travel, and Latin American identity as formed from a mixture of Native American and European influences. Her portrait also appears on the 5,000 Chilean peso bank note. (Wikipedia)

From our stacks: 1. Frontispiece from Gabriela Mistral (1889 - 1957). Washington, D. C.: Pan American Union, 1958.  2. Cover from Antología. Gabriela Mistral. (3.a Edición) Santiago de Chile: Zig-Zag, 1953.  3.Frontispiece from Selected Poems of Gabriela Mistral. Translated and Edited by Doris Dana. Woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi. Published for the Library of Congress By the Johns Hopkins Press / Baltimore, 1971.  4. Front matter detail from Ternura. Gabriela Mistral. Buenos Aires - México: Espasa Calpe Argentina, S. A., 1945.

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Amado Nervo (August 27, 1870 – May 24, 1919) 

Mexican poet, journalist and educator. Nervo is noted as one of the most important Mexican poets of the 19th century. (Wikipedia)

From our stacks: Cover detail and title page from Poesías completas. Amado Nervo. Edición, Introdución y Notas de Alfonso Méndez Plancarte. Tomo I. Buenos Aires - México:  Espasa-Calpe Argentina, 1943.