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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.

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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There both, I thought, the eagle and myself 
Did burn; and so intense the imagined flames,
That needs my sleep was brocken off.

Gustave Doré, from Purgatory and Paradise, by Dante Alighieri,  Chicago, 1883.

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There both, I thought, the eagle and myself
Did burn; and so intense the imagined flames,
That needs my sleep was brocken off.

Gustave Doré, from Purgatory and Paradise, by Dante Alighieri, Chicago, 1883.

(Source: archive.org.)

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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A bird of prey.

Charles Henry Bennett, from Character sketches and development drawings, by Robert Barnabas Brough, London, 1872.

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A bird of prey.

Charles Henry Bennett, from Character sketches and development drawings, by Robert Barnabas Brough, London, 1872.

(Source: archive.org)

Thursday, March 13, 2014
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The star lovers.

Warwick Goble, from Green Willow and other Japanese fairy tales, by Grace James, London, 1910.

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The star lovers.

Warwick Goble, from Green Willow and other Japanese fairy tales, by Grace James, London, 1910.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, March 3, 2014
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Golden-winged Warbler & Large tortoiseshell (?).

From Verzameling van uitlandsche en zeldzaame vogelen… (Collection of foreign and rare birds…) vol. 2, by Mark Catesby & George Edwards, Amsterdam, 1776.

(Source: archive.org)

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Golden-winged Warbler & Large tortoiseshell (?).

From Verzameling van uitlandsche en zeldzaame vogelen… (Collection of foreign and rare birds…) vol. 2, by Mark Catesby & George Edwards, Amsterdam, 1776.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, February 23, 2014
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Blue Jay & Summer Tanager.

From Verzameling van uitlandsche en zeldzaame vogelen… (Collection of foreign and rare birds…) vol. 2, by Mark Catesby & George Edwards, Amsterdam, 1776.

(Source: archive.org)

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Blue Jay & Summer Tanager.

From Verzameling van uitlandsche en zeldzaame vogelen… (Collection of foreign and rare birds…) vol. 2, by Mark Catesby & George Edwards, Amsterdam, 1776.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, February 22, 2014
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Ruffed Grouse (?).

From Verzameling van uitlandsche en zeldzaame vogelen… (Collection of foreign and rare birds…) vol. 2, by Mark Catesby & George Edwards, Amsterdam, 1776.

(Source: archive.org)

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Ruffed Grouse (?).

From Verzameling van uitlandsche en zeldzaame vogelen… (Collection of foreign and rare birds…) vol. 2, by Mark Catesby & George Edwards, Amsterdam, 1776.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, February 22, 2014
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Yellow-rumped Flycatcher and Pinebarren Gentian.

From Verzameling van uitlandsche en zeldzaame vogelen… (Collection of foreign and rare birds…) vol. 2, by Mark Catesby & George Edwards, Amsterdam, 1776.

(Source: archive.org)

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Yellow-rumped Flycatcher and Pinebarren Gentian.

From Verzameling van uitlandsche en zeldzaame vogelen… (Collection of foreign and rare birds…) vol. 2, by Mark Catesby & George Edwards, Amsterdam, 1776.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, February 22, 2014