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Photographs of Sea Stars (1917)

Strangely alluring images from a report by German zoologist Ludwig Heinrich Philipp Döderlein on starfish collected during the Siboga Expedition around Indonesia….more

The Spinning Sow (1673)

17th-century Dutch engraving showing a team of pigs spinning cotton, while in the corner a woman — who’d normally be associated with the work — sleeps….more

The Frog (1908)

A sprightly frog circles various come-to-life fountain tableaux, as well as a giant version of itself, an enormous head being drenched by water, and some multicolou…more