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"Have at thee, then," said Kay.

Henry Sandham, from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by  Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

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"Have at thee, then," said Kay.

Henry Sandham, from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

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Saturday, April 12, 2014
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And Guinivere stood by the castle walls to watch him pass. 

Henry Sandham, frontispiece from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by  Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

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And Guinivere stood by the castle walls to watch him pass.

Henry Sandham, frontispiece from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

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Friday, April 11, 2014
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Rama spurns the demon lover.

Warwick Goble, from Indian myth and legend, by Donald Alexander Mackenzie, London, 1913.

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Rama spurns the demon lover.

Warwick Goble, from Indian myth and legend, by Donald Alexander Mackenzie, London, 1913.

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Friday, April 11, 2014

elambonebright replied to your photo “Damayanti choosing a husband. Warwick Goble, from Indian myth and…”
I love this story. This is an illustration of Damayanti choosing Nala among the many Gods who sought to impersonate him for her favor. She recognizes Nala as being human, thus imperfect, which is how she tells him apart from the rest.

Thank you for the info. Good to know.

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Damayanti choosing a husband.

Warwick Goble, from Indian myth and legend, by Donald Alexander Mackenzie, London, 1913.

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Damayanti choosing a husband.

Warwick Goble, from Indian myth and legend, by Donald Alexander Mackenzie, London, 1913.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014
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Arjuna and the river nymph.

Warwick Goble, from Indian myth and legend, by Donald Alexander Mackenzie, London, 1913.

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Arjuna and the river nymph.

Warwick Goble, from Indian myth and legend, by Donald Alexander Mackenzie, London, 1913.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014
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Damayanti and the swan.

Warwick Goble, from Indian myth and legend, by Donald Alexander Mackenzie, London, 1913.

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Damayanti and the swan.

Warwick Goble, from Indian myth and legend, by Donald Alexander Mackenzie, London, 1913.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014