leprincelointain:

John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893), London Southwark Bridge and St. Paul’s - 1883

ancientpeoples:

Portrait of an elderly man 

Portrait is made on sycamore wood. Material used is tempera. The man is flanked by Egyptian gods; on the right the god Horus and on the left the goddess Hathor. 38 cm high and 22.4cm wide ( 14 15/16 x 8 13/16 inch.) 

Egyptian, made in the Roman Period, around 250 AD. 

Source: Metropolitan Museum

libutron:

Javan Frogmouth - Batrachostomus javensis

A photo superbly achieved from a family of Javan frogmouths (from left to right - female, chick and male), belonging to the species Batrachostomus javensis (Caprimulgiformes - Podargidae). These are nocturnal birds with strong family ties, when brooding the male incubates in the day, and the female in the dark hours. 

The species, sometimes known as Horsfield’s Frogmouth, is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Thailand; where it inhabits subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

References: [1] - [2]

Photo credit: ©Micky Lim | Locality: Panti Bird Sanctuary, Johor, Malaysia (2010)

plantsrocksthings:

Cordyceps locustiphila.

  1. Camera: Olympus TG-620
  2. Aperture: f/4.7
  3. Exposure: 1/30th
  4. Focal Length: 6mm
ancientpeoples:

Terracotta Conical Rhyton
c.1600-1500 BC
Late Minoan I
(Source: The Metropolitan Museum)

ancientpeoples:

Terracotta Conical Rhyton

c.1600-1500 BC

Late Minoan I

(Source: The Metropolitan Museum)

maertyrer:

German School
The Martyrdom of Saint George

16th Century

viktor-sbor:

Jan Van Chelminski ( 1851-1925) -Napoleon’s Entry Into Berlin

libutron:

Hairy Yellow Hermit Crab - Aniculus maximus 
Aniculus maximus (Decapoda - Diogenidae) is a species of hermit crab native to the Indo-Pacific area, characterized by its chelipeds and ambulatory legs intense golden or orange-yellow, trimmed in crimson, with scutes edged in white, and with setae yellowish to off white.
References: [1] - [2]
Photo credit: ©Barry Fackler | [Top: Papa 2 Ahupua’a, Captain Cook, Hawaii, 2014] - [Bottom: Keei, Hawaii, United States, 2011]

libutron:

Hairy Yellow Hermit Crab - Aniculus maximus 

Aniculus maximus (Decapoda - Diogenidae) is a species of hermit crab native to the Indo-Pacific area, characterized by its chelipeds and ambulatory legs intense golden or orange-yellow, trimmed in crimson, with scutes edged in white, and with setae yellowish to off white.

References: [1] - [2]

Photo credit: ©Barry Fackler | [Top: Papa 2 Ahupua’a, Captain Cook, Hawaii, 2014] - [Bottom: Keei, Hawaii, United States, 2011]

viktor-sbor:

Jan Van Chelminski (1851-1925) -The Retreat from Moscow

viktor-sbor:

"The battle"-Jan Van Chelminski (1851-1925)