blackpaint20: Reminiscent of the illumination found on a previous post of mine; Votice Missal of Urban VIII, 1635. Toledo, Biblioteca Pública of Estando de Toledo – Biblioteca Capitular de Toledo, ms. 38.12 f.62r.
centuriespast: Pacientia (Patience) Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500 - 1550 1540 Engraving Philadelphia Museum of Art
centuriespast: The Underworld, with Proserpine turning Ascalaphus into an owl; in border; illustration to Isaac de Benserade’s ‘Les Métamorphoses d’Ovide en rondeaux’, an adaptation of Ovid’s book in French verses (Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1676). c.1676 Etching, with letterpress text on verso Print made by: Sébastien Leclerc Date: 1676 (circa) British Museum
magictransistor: Tesla at his Houston Street laboratory (Caption for this photo in Electrical Review), reads: “The operator’s body, in this experiment, is charged to a high potential by means of a coil responsive to the waves transmitted to it from a distant oscillator.” [March 29, 1899].