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c86:

Taken from Albrecht Dürer’s Underweysung der Messung, mit dem Zirckel und Richtscheyt, in Linien, Ebenen unnd gantzen corporen, 1525

(Instruction in measurement with compass and ruler, in lines, planes, and whole bodies)

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colin-vian:

Byzantine frescos in Santa Maria Antiqua (Rome)

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speciesbarocus:

Narni, Umbria.

Above: ho visto nina volare (2006).

Below: nicnac1000 (2012).

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basava:

Robert Fludd. Utriusque Cosmi Maioris Scilicet et Minoris Metaphysica. 1617.

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dwellerinthelibrary:

An Indus Valley Baluchistan Terracotta Seated Mother Goddess of the Mehrgarh Style (by Ancient Art)

dwellerinthelibrary:

An Indus Valley Baluchistan Terracotta Seated Mother Goddess of the Mehrgarh Style (by Ancient Art)

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magictransistor:

An illustrated manuscript of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan attending the marriage procession of his eldest son Dara Shikoh. Mughal-Era fireworks were utilized to brighten the night throughout the wedding ceremony (c.1740).

magictransistor:

An illustrated manuscript of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan attending the marriage procession of his eldest son Dara Shikoh. Mughal-Era fireworks were utilized to brighten the night throughout the wedding ceremony (c.1740).

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wapiti3:

The Kriechthiere German East Africa: contributions to systematics and Descent; By Tornier, Gustav. on Flickr.

Publication info Berlin, Geographical Verlagsbuchhandlung Dietrich Reimer, 1897.
BHL Collections:
Smithsonian Libraries

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