Depictions spanning almost a whole millennium – in chronological order – of comets, meteors, meteorites and shooting stars.
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Wonderful series of medieval cosmographic diagrams and schemas sourced from a late 12th-century English manuscript….more
Ghoulish array of shapeshifting monsters from Japanese folklore….more
Haeckel’s stunning illustrations of medusae, in whose ethereal forms he glimpsed a reflection of his first wife, who died tragically at the age of 29….more
Short educational film on what can be seen in the night sky through a telescope, including a look at constellations, the mountains of the moon, the planets, and the…more
Highlights from the fantastic collection of Hiroshige prints held at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam….more
Highlights from a book of 120 woodcuts depicting a series of fantastically bizarre and grotesque figures, reminiscent of some of the more inventive and twisted crea…more
A series of superbly intricate and striking “brain maps”, illustrating Dr Alesha Sivartha’s unique blend of blend of science, sociology, mysticism and religion, a s…more
Pages from a remarkable book, the result of a collaboration across many decades between a master scribe, the Croatian-born Georg Bocskay, and Flemish artist Joris H…more