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Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues: A Young Daughter of the Picts (ca. 1585) An engraving based on this miniature appeared in the section on Picts and ancient Britons in Thomas Hariot’s Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land … Continue reading
John Ogilby: America- Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World (1671); the book is an English translation of Arnold Montanus’s De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld. The title of this plate is “Viztlipuztli idolum Mexicanorum” —The Mexicans’ … Continue reading
Karoo Ashevak: Spirit Faces (Tooth Pull); the date is a guess.
Oglala Lakota (Teton Sioux) artists, South Dakota: Man’s Shirt (1865) (source)
Teotihuacan cencer lid (c. 450-650)
Money an introductory lecture This morning we shall spend a few minutes Upon the study of symbolism, which is basic To the nature of money. I show you this nickel. Icons and cryptograms are written all over The nickel: one … Continue reading
Tlatilco Mask (1100-600 BC); the Tlatilco culture flourished in the Valley of Mexico between 1250 and 800 BC.