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art-and-things-of-beauty:

Josef Lauer (1818–1881)  Wild flowers, butterflies and song thrushes.

art-and-things-of-beauty:

Josef Lauer (1818–1881)  Wild flowers, butterflies and song thrushes.

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detailsdetales:

Still Life (c. 1680)

Rachel Ruysch

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art-is-art-is-art:

The Old Town in Warsaw at Night, Jozef Pankiewicz


art-is-art-is-art:

The Old Town in Warsaw at Night, Jozef Pankiewicz


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heaveninawildflower:

Transformation of cicada septendecim (1885). “Report of the Entomologist Dept. Agriculture 1885.”
Image and text courtesy NYPL Digital Gallery.

heaveninawildflower:

Transformation of cicada septendecim (1885). “Report of the Entomologist Dept. Agriculture 1885.”

Image and text courtesy NYPL Digital Gallery.

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oldbookillustrations:

The three norns.

Arthur Rackham, from Siegfried & The twilight of the gods, by Richard Wagner, London, 1911.

(Source: archive.org)

oldbookillustrations:

The three norns.

Arthur Rackham, from Siegfried & The twilight of the gods, by Richard Wagner, London, 1911.

(Source: archive.org)

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Iris (1886)
John Atkinson Grimshaw

Iris (1886)

John Atkinson Grimshaw

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thebrightorion:

This is Pismis 24-1 (HDE 319718), a region with spectacular diversity, beginning with its open cluster of neighboring stars, called Pismis 24. Together, they are centrally located within the diffuse nebula NGC 6357, which is located approximately 8,150 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Scorpius.
Stardust

thebrightorion:

This is Pismis 24-1 (HDE 319718), a region with spectacular diversity, beginning with its open cluster of neighboring stars, called Pismis 24. Together, they are centrally located within the diffuse nebula NGC 6357, which is located approximately 8,150 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Scorpius.

Stardust

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theyroaredvintage:

Simone D’Aillencourt and Dorothea McGowan. Photo by Louis Faurer, 1960

theyroaredvintage:

Simone D’Aillencourt and Dorothea McGowan. Photo by Louis Faurer, 1960

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