Pouty Spinster

Ottonian crown on display at the Essen Cathedral Treasury, Germany, circa 1100.

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Ottonian crown on display at the Essen Cathedral Treasury, Germany, circa 1100.
Poster artwork for New York Central Building by American painter and designer Chesley Bonestell (1888-1986), 1930.
Poster artwork for New York Central Building by American painter and designer Chesley Bonestell (1888-1986), 1930.
Chromolithography by Russian painter Fedor Grigoryevich Solntsev (1801-1892), from his book Antiquities of the Russian State, 1849-53.

Chromolithography by Russian painter Fedor Grigoryevich Solntsev (1801-1892), from his book Antiquities of the Russian State, 1849-53.

Scythian drinking horn in the shape of a Pegasus.
Scythian drinking horn in the shape of a Pegasus.
Chimbu man -painted, pierced, and feathered- ready to take part in a  traditional ceremony, New Guinea.
Chimbu man -painted, pierced, and feathered- ready to take part in a  traditional ceremony, New Guinea.
Fossil alligator gar found in the Messel Pit, Messel, Germany, a former coal and oil shale.

English illustrator Alan Lee’s version of the magic cauldron of Llasar Llaes Gyfnewid, god of death, for a special edition of the Mabinogion.

1896 calendar leaf by Dutch painter and designer Theodoor Willem Nieuwenhuis (1866-1951).

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1896 calendar leaf by Dutch painter and designer Theodoor Willem Nieuwenhuis (1866-1951).