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Tag Archives: 1910’s
Detail from Léon Frédéric’ seven-panel work All Things Die, But All Will Be Resurrected through God’s Love (1893-1918). Here is the whole thing:
This publicity image of the SS Kaiser Wilhelm II in front of the Great Pyramids of Egypt was painted in the Otto Bollhagen studios around the time of the ship’s completion in 1903. During World War I, the ship was … Continue reading
John Covert: Temptation of Saint Anthony # 2 (1919)
Eervar; the last pig in a litter. This bonnive [sucking-pig] being usually very small and hard to keep alive is often given to one of the children for a pet; and it is reared in great comfort in a warm … Continue reading
John Duncan: St. Bride (1913) St. Brigid of Kildare (c. 451 – 525) is said to have been carried by angels from Iona, a small island in the Hebrides, to Bethlehem (and back in time) to serve as a midwife … Continue reading
Happy May Day!
Demons associated with astrological signs—from a Persian manuscript on magic and astrology, 1912.