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The fox that was docked.

Charles Henry Bennett, from The fables of Æsop and others, London, 1857.

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The fox that was docked.

Charles Henry Bennett, from The fables of Æsop and others, London, 1857.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Millions of historic images posted to Flickr

by Robert Miller, Global Director of Books, Internet Archive

As of today, 2.6 million of the 14 million images have been uploaded to Flickr Commons. Soon we will be able to add continuously to this collection from the over 1,000+ new eBooks we scan each day. …

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The lion and the gnat.

Charles Henry Bennett, from The fables of Æsop and others, London, 1857.

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The lion and the gnat.

Charles Henry Bennett, from The fables of Æsop and others, London, 1857.

(Source: archive.org)

Friday, August 29, 2014
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The daw in borrowed plumes.

Charles Henry Bennett, from The fables of Æsop and others, London, 1857.

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The daw in borrowed plumes.

Charles Henry Bennett, from The fables of Æsop and others, London, 1857.

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Friday, August 29, 2014
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The frog and the ox.

 Charles Henry Bennett, from The fables of Æsop and others, London, 1857.

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The frog and the ox.

Charles Henry Bennett, from The fables of Æsop and others, London, 1857.

(Source: archive.org)

Friday, August 29, 2014
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Lord Mansfield’s monument, the view looking across the choir.

John Preston  Neale, from The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster vol. 2, by Edward Wedlake Brayley, London, 1818.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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Lord Mansfield’s monument, the view looking across the choir.

John Preston Neale, from The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster vol. 2, by Edward Wedlake Brayley, London, 1818.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

Thursday, August 28, 2014
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The tomb of Anne of Cleves: medallions, statues and bosses.

John Preston  Neale, from The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster vol. 2, by Edward Wedlake Brayley, London, 1818.

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The tomb of Anne of Cleves: medallions, statues and bosses.

John Preston Neale, from The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster vol. 2, by Edward Wedlake Brayley, London, 1818.

(Source: archive.org)

Thursday, August 28, 2014
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View of the south screen of Henry the Vth chapel.

John Preston  Neale, from The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster vol. 2, by Edward Wedlake Brayley, London, 1818.

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View of the south screen of Henry the Vth chapel.

John Preston Neale, from The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster vol. 2, by Edward Wedlake Brayley, London, 1818.

(Source: archive.org)

Thursday, August 28, 2014