yama-bato:

mamluke:

“Wing of a Record Bird” - photograph of a vintage engraving from “Homing Pigeons”; by Emily S. Starr  1886
Originally Posted: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mamluke/3759961348/

yama-bato:

mamluke:

“Wing of a Record Bird” - photograph of a vintage engraving from “Homing Pigeons”; by Emily S. Starr  1886

Originally Posted: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mamluke/3759961348/




Govard Bidloo & Gérard de Lairesse - Ontleding des menschelyken lichaams. Amsterdam, 1960. Copperplate engraving with etching. National Library of Medicine.
Via Dream Anatomy: A National Library of Medical Exhibit
This stark dissection—with ragged flesh fully displayed and hands bound with a cord—signals a commitment to a higher level of realism. To our eyes, the picture may suggest a distressing indifference to, or even pleasure in, human suffering.

Govard Bidloo & Gérard de Lairesse - Ontleding des menschelyken lichaams. Amsterdam, 1960. Copperplate engraving with etching. National Library of Medicine.

Via Dream Anatomy: A National Library of Medical Exhibit

This stark dissection—with ragged flesh fully displayed and hands bound with a cord—signals a commitment to a higher level of realism. To our eyes, the picture may suggest a distressing indifference to, or even pleasure in, human suffering.



liquidnight:

oldbookillustrations:blessedrelief:
Adelaide Claxton - The Daily Governess, Printed in London Society, June 1862
From a database of  Mid-Victorian wood-engraved Illustration

liquidnight:

oldbookillustrations:blessedrelief:

Adelaide Claxton - The Daily Governess, Printed in London Society, June 1862

From a database of Mid-Victorian wood-engraved Illustration