Monday, 30 November 2009

Doves


Hummingbirds


Pheasants


Mammals, Johann Matthäus Bechstein

























































Getreue Abbildungen naturhistorischer Gegenstände: in Hinsicht auf Bechsteins kurgefasste gemeinnützige Naturgeschichte des In- und Auslandes für Eltern, Hofmeister, Jugendlehrer, Erzieher und Liebhaber der Naturgeschichte, Nürnberg, 1802

Political Caricatures


Sunday, 29 November 2009

Scolopax rusticola Sepp Nozeman


Eryngium campestre


Colchicum autumnale


Carduus marianus


Tragopogon pratense


Ricinus communis


Teucrium chamaepithys


Helleborus niger


Iris germanica

'Icones Plantarum Medicinalium. Abbildungen von Arzneygewaechsen.', by J. Zorn, Nurnberg, Germany, 1780


Dogs, Samuel Howitt 1810


A New Work of Animals, principally designed from The Fables of Aesop, Gay and Phaedrus

Frogs, 1885


Lizards, 1885


Snakes, 1885




Natural History of the Animal Kingdom

Swimming Birds, 1885


Natural History of the Animal Kingdom

Rhinoceros


Saturday, 28 November 2009

England, Monk´s Stone


China Imperial Palace


Folk Costumes, Slovenia




Etymology of Word "Christmas"


George Washington




Malta


Guns in Brooklyn Navy Yard, 1884


Dogs, Lucy Dawson 1937


Dogs, Diana Thorne 1936


Horses in War, Edwin Landseer


Dogs, Edwin Henry Landseer (1802-1873)




Niger


Sudan


Netherlands, Amsterdam


Death of General Pakenham


New York, Tree of Liberty


University of Virginia


Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Folk Costumes


John Latham General Synopsis of Birds, London 1781-1801