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Entries from the 1863 edition of Jacques Auguste Simon Collin de Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal: Amduscias: Grand-duc aux enfers. Il a la forme d’une licorne; mais lors-qu’il est évoqué, il se montre sous une figure humaine. Il donne des concerts, … Continue reading
Rose O’Neill: Man and Earth (1921)—from a series entitled Sweet Monsters.
An illustration for Nathanial Hawthorne’s Tanglewood Tales by Virginia Frances Sterrett (1921). Found on Public Domain Review.
Kobayashi Kiyochika: Our Naval Forces in the Yellow Sea Firing at and Sinking Chinese Warships (1894) Josh Cochran: Tritons (c. 2006) Kiyochika’s print is propaganda celebrating Japan’s military superiority in the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895. Sources here and here. … Continue reading
Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day—Yom HaShoah Alfred Kantor was 22 when he was sent to Theresienstadt, the ”model ghetto” 40 miles north of Prague that the Nazis had created for Czech Jews. He was then sent to Auschwitz and, later, … Continue reading
Parmigianino (1503-1540): A Crab Holding a Mussel Open with its Claws
Chauvet Cave, Panel of the Lions (Aurignacian culture, ca. 30,000 – 32,000 ya) (source)