Towers crumbling after an earthquake, 1335
hey dragon. you’re not supposed to be here.
Conception of Alexander the Great, Les faize d’Alexandre (translation of Historiae Alexandri Magni of Quintus Curtius Rufus), Bruges ca. 1468-1475.
British Library, Burney 169, fol. 14r
warning: cuteness overload!
left: monkey hugs a kitten, book of hours, Brussels ca. 1475 (NY, Morgan, MS M.485, fol. 117v)
right: monkey hugs a kitten, Nagaon, India 2011 (telegraph.co.uk)
Mammal Monday, Chital. This deer commonly inhabits wooded regions of India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and in small numbers in Pakistan. The coat is permanently spotted like a fawn.
© The Field Museum, Z79025.
Detail of the Chital or Axis Deer from diorama, Central India, Zoology specimen 25702.
8x10 negative Cellulose acetate.