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From the Best of Craig’s List – Gentle Lady Seeks Ornamental Hermit, July 26, 2014.
Ornamental Hermits of Eccentric Modern England, Author and date unknown. Hermitary.
Before the Garden Gnome, the Ornamental Hermit: A Real Person Paid to Dress like a Druid, Alison Meier. AtlasObscura. March 18, 2014. Discusses Gordon Campbell’s book, The Hermit in the Garden: From Imperial Rome to Garden Gnome.
The Strange Short-Lived British Trend of Hiring Ornamental Hermits, Claire Cock-Starkey, MentalFloss. May 15, 2017.