"I would have finished painting around the mantle,
but I just didn't feel like moving that vase."
"We knew Jerry didn't like the mezzotints,
but we didn't expect the target practice!"
The first photograph is by Derry Moore,
from The Englishman's Room, Alvilde Lees-Milne, 1986.
All other are by Barbara and René Stoeltie,
from Irish Georgian, Herbert Ypma, 1998.