PLEASE FEEL FREE TO USE THIS PHOTO IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CREATIVE COMMONS TERMS. Before using the photo, you must click on that link, read the terms, and follow them. If you do use the photo, please credit me as John Althouse Cohen.
(These things apply to all of my Flickr photos, but I'm repeating it in this caption because this is a very popular photo and many people have asked me about using it.)
Some people have asked me if they can have a print of this photo. It's not physically possible for me to send you a print of the photo, but you're free to make a print for yourself as long as you comply with the terms of the Creative Commons license.
There are 3 alternate versions of this photo:
brown coffee and blue bottle (my favorite)
This photo is...
* one of the most "interesting" photos on Flickr
* my most viewed photo (over 30,000 views)
* my most favorited photo (over 400 favorites)
The cookie on the saucer is a Madeleine, which Proust immortalized in Remembrance of Things Past.