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A plain page on which there is the following text - alt A plain page on which there is the following text - The trunk of a partially visible tree casts a shadow that almost touches the back of a park bench. A plain page on which there is the following text - The legs of a shop mannequin, lying on a pavement, protrude from behind the trunk of a tree. A plain page on which there is the following text - Two fully-clothed people lie on their backs on a shingle beach, their heads almost touching the water. A plain page on which there is the following text - An emaciated foal stands on dry ground next to a larger horse, barely seen. A plain page on which there is the following text - In the foreground the shadows of two people, in the rear window of a parked car a number of mannequin heads. A plain page on which there is the following text - Seen through a plate glass window, a young woman is standing in a gallery, her head obscured. A plain page on which there is the following text - In a shop window three mannequins, consisting of torsos without legs or heads, wear dark jackets, white shirts and striped ties. A plain page on which there is the following text - In a park, the bust of a man named Dante sits on a pedestal wrapped in transparent plastic. A plain page on which there is the following text - On a distressed concrete wall marks and holes appear to suggest the shape of a skull and torso. A plain page on which there is the following text - A large underground space is seen through a plate glass window on which the reflections of people standing on an escalator are visible. A plain page on which there is the following text - A mother and her young daughter climb down a steep slope holding onto gnarled tree roots. A plain page on which there is the following text - A crowd of people move in different directions in an indoor arcade, above them a clock is mounted horizontally on the ceiling. A plain page on which there is the following text - Part of a room that may be an old chapel can be seen in light and shadow. A plain page on which there is the following text - A narrow street gently rises between white houses, at the top of the slope a signpost is silhouetted against the sky. A plain page on which there is the following text - On an overcast day, a large container vessel floats on the horizon in the middle distance. A plain page on which there is the following text - A red train carriage stands at a platform in a grey modern station, people are reflected in its windows. A plain page on which there is the following text - A narrow tarmac road cuts across a steep, grassy hillside and disappears where the hill meets the sky. Facing pages on which there is the following text on the left - In front of a steel concertina shutter, part of a road is patched with different shades of tarmac.. And on the right - A tower block is reflected in a pool on a sandy beach that is shaped into rivulets by the tide. Facing pages on which there is the following text on the left - In a park, distant figures sit on a folly-like structure made of Romanesque pillars. And on the right - Seen from below, a number of people lean their backs against the railings of a large bridge. Facing pages on which there is the following text on the left - Seen from below, a figure perches against a barrier under an iron and glass ceiling. And on the right - A young person in a dark t-shirt and light, wide-brimmed hat sits at a table and buries their head in their arms. Facing pages on which there is the following text on the left - Against a backdrop of bamboo plants, a young person with spiky bleached hair raises their arm and looks upwards. And on the right - A figure, partially visible, sits beside a table on which shadows of palm leaves are cast. Facing pages on which there is the following text on the left - Seen from below, a hand, pointed downwards, is silhouetted against blurred trees. And on the right - Figures pass in front of a window partially obscured by a large, dark curtain. Facing pages on which there is the following text on the left - Four people stand by a river silhouetted by a sun that is rising (or setting) behind buildings on the opposite bank. And on the right - Looking down on a narrow queue of people whose shadows stretch out to their side. Facing pages on which there is the following text on the left - The shadows of long-winged birds are cast on the mirror surface of a shallow pool, through which pebbles can be seen. And on the right - A cat looks down from the upper window of a suburban house. Facing pages on which there is the following text on the left - A cat’s tail and haunches are seen beneath a table and chairs on a patio in a lush garden. And on the right - The sculpture of a horse’s head looks down from the facade of a building as snow falls. A plain page on which there is the following text - ALT text does not affect how an image is displayed but provides the content in an alternative text-based format. A screen reader will read this aloud. The person using the device is given context and meaning about how the image relates to the rest of the page. If no ALT text is provided, a screen reader will simply say ‘image’ or, depending on the device, may read the file name aloud. Colin Buttimer. 2021


Dimensions: w: 18.5cm, h: 24.7cm
Book: 2021


ALT text does not affect how an image is displayed but provides the content in an alternative text-based format.

A screen reader will read this aloud.

The person using the device is given context and meaning about how the image relates to the rest of the page.

If no ALT text is provided, a screen reader will simply say ‘image’ or, depending on the device, may read the file name aloud.

ALT is a text version of the book Oneiric.


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