'Cherries, Wild Strawberries, a Moth and a Spotted Flycatcher.' Tempera on paper by Thomas Robins (1748-1806).
Image and text courtesy Morgan Library and Museum.

'Cherries, Wild Strawberries, a Moth and a Spotted Flycatcher.' Tempera on paper by Thomas Robins (1748-1806).

Image and text courtesy Morgan Library and Museum.

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Still life With Plums. Watercolour by William Holman Hunt (1827-1910).
Image and text courtesy The Morgan Library and Museum.

Still life With Plums. Watercolour by William Holman Hunt (1827-1910).

Image and text courtesy The Morgan Library and Museum.

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Double-flowered Pink Peach (Prunus Amygdalus persica). Watercolour by Circle of Madeleine Françoise Basseporte (1701-1780).
Image and text courtesy Morgan Library and Museum.

Double-flowered Pink Peach (Prunus Amygdalus persica). Watercolour by Circle of Madeleine Françoise Basseporte (1701-1780).

Image and text courtesy Morgan Library and Museum.

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gacougnol:

Ansel AdamsOne of sixty-two proofs of New York City and New Jersey cemeteries and scenery 1939

gacougnol:

Ansel Adams
One of sixty-two proofs of New York City and New Jersey cemeteries and scenery
1939

(via yama-bato)

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thehystericalsociety:

Jack o’ lanterns - c. 1900 - (Via)

thehystericalsociety:

Jack o’ lanterns - c. 1900 - (Via)

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undr:

René Jacques
Escalier, Montmartre, c.1950

undr:

René Jacques

Escalier, Montmartre, c.1950

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tangledwing:

Crotalaria lanceolata, one of about 600 species in this genus commonly called rattlepods or rattlebox. Crotalaria produces an alkaloid that some butterfly caterpillars ingest as part of their predator defense.Pictures via Mauricio Mercadante

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ancientpeoples:

Gold clasp with turquoise inlays
Decorated with an eagle holding its prey. 6 cm high and 8cm wide 
Parthian culture, from Iran, 1st - 2nd century 
Source: Metropolitan Museum

ancientpeoples:

Gold clasp with turquoise inlays

Decorated with an eagle holding its prey. 6 cm high and 8cm wide 

Parthian culture, from Iran, 1st - 2nd century 

Source: Metropolitan Museum

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greek-museums:

Archaeological Museum of Ancient Sicyon:

Marble statuette of a pony with archaising features. Found in the Roman Baths.

(I have also posted another view of it here)

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