Posts Tagged ‘India’
Elaine, the Lily Maid of Astolat
Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879), Illustrations to Tennyson’s Idylls of the King, and other poems
(London: Henry S. King, 1875). volume 1, 12 albumen silver prints.
Via Graphic Arts.
ajinayajnopavita : deer skin worn over the left shoulder by Hindu ascetics
bashylk : scythian pointed felt cap
kalabaku : many stringed cummerbund
karnaphul : flower-shaped earring
Who are you, and why are you suddenly buying books that nobody else in the world seems interested in?
The Caves of a Thousand Buddhas: Russian Expeditions on the Silk Road, at The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, to the 5th April.
If I had a hammer:
photograph by Étienne-Jules Marey, published in
CH. Frémont – Etudes Expérimentales de Technologie Industrielle – 64e mémoire –
Le Marteau, Le Choc, Le Marteau Pneumatique.
1. Assembling the bodies on AEC bus chassis, 1937, 2. Sound technicians setting up the turn-table and amplifiers for the first “talkies” in Australia, 1927-1928, 3. IMG_0423.JPG, 4. Ice mask, C.T. Madigan / photograph by Frank Hurley, 5. Drie pantertjes geboren in Artis, 6. Three young men with Penny-Farthing bicycles, 7. Deteriorating farmhouse, 8. Tiffin Time, 9. Eclipses luminarium (Cyprian Leowitz, 1554) r, 10. Child performers, c. 1920s-30s / by Sam Hood, 11. Cary Bay Zoo, 1954 / Sam Hood, 12. Do the Dead Ever Talk?, 13. The beetle collectors, 14. The curiosity collector, 15. Wall and mud flats – early Jan 2009, 16. seasidewaysidefront