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From: "Mike Palmer" <>
Subject: Re: [B&D] Lunatic Asylums!
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2008 14:36:30 -0000
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A microscopic artist could be an illustrator of scientific pictures

Now it seems to apply to someone who makes microscopically small pictures
(eg on a pinhead!).

I am quite sure a miniaturist would call himself just that.


From: "Liz" <>

> I think poets and artists were/are often highly strung. I noticed one of
the occupants in this asylum was described as a "Microscopic Artist". I
wonder what he did - it sounds different from "Miniaturist"!

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