"Satirical image comparing the look of a woman wearing a bustle to that of a snail wearing a dress"
Figurinhas do Zequinha: a maior contribuição de Curitiba para a cultura nacional. Mais aqui.
The Two Pantaloons
British Museum, London
Veronica with the Sudarium, Five Wounds of Christ
Book of Hours, 13th century
Caspar David Friedrich, Woman on the Stairs, 1820s. Positively Bergman-esque. Best painter of the 19th century (in one Appendix editor’s book at least). Read an article by Julian Bell about his work at the Times Literary Supplement.
I) Dragon-head (?) 2) Nile monitor.
From Herrn de la Cepede’s Naturgeschichte der Amphibien (Mr de Lacépède’s Natural History of amphibians) vol. 1, by Comte de Lacépède, Weimar, 1800.