Mountain nostalgia…

Mountain nostalgia…

nemfrog:

Fig. 5. Rossella velata, natural size. A glass sponge dredged  off the Strait of Gibraltar in 621 fathoms. 1873.

In the depths!

nemfrog:

Fig. 5. Rossella velata, natural size. A glass sponge dredged  off the Strait of Gibraltar in 621 fathoms. 1873.

In the depths!

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wapiti3:

A synopsis of the Accipitres (diurnal birds of prey) : comprising species and subspecies described up to 1920, with their characters and distribution ; By Swann, H. Kirke (Harry Kirke), 1871-1926 on Flickr.

Publication info London :Priv. print. for the author,[1921-1922]
BHL Collections:
Smithsonian Libraries

Eggs that float off the page II.

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lostsplendor:

The Earth Seen From The Moon: Published in “The Half Hour Library of Travel, Nature and Science for young readers”, London c. 1896 via The British Library on Flickr Commons

Those Victorians knew it all.

lostsplendor:

The Earth Seen From The Moon: Published in “The Half Hour Library of Travel, Nature and Science for young readers”, London c. 1896 via The British Library on Flickr Commons

Those Victorians knew it all.

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Ran out of avocados?

Ran out of avocados?

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nemfrog:

Mammillaria mammillaris (L.) Karsten Moninckx, J., Moninckx atlas, vol. 1: t. 27 (1682-1709)

Common name: woolly nipple cactus.

nemfrog:

Mammillaria mammillaris (L.) Karsten Moninckx, J., Moninckx atlas, vol. 1: t. 27 (1682-1709)

Common name: woolly nipple cactus.

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"While we are looking for the antidote or the medicine to cure us, that is, the ‘new’, which can only be found by plunging deep into the Unknown, we have to go on exploring sex, books, and travel, although we know that they lead us to the abyss, which, as it happens, is the only place where the antidote can be found."

— Roberto Bolaño  (via lonelinessispornography)

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arcadiainteriorana:

The Silent PoolJoseph Vickers Deville (British, 1856–1925)
Oil on canvas, 127 x 91.5 cm, 1895.Wolverhampton Arts and Heritage.

Having elaborate fantasies about fall…

arcadiainteriorana:

The Silent Pool
Joseph Vickers Deville (British, 1856–1925)

Oil on canvas, 127 x 91.5 cm, 1895.
Wolverhampton Arts and Heritage.

Having elaborate fantasies about fall…

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nemfrog:

Agave americana L. American agave, American aloe, century plant. Moninckx, J., Moninckx atlas, vol. 7: t. 49 (1682-1709)

nemfrog:

Agave americana L. American agave, American aloe, century plant. Moninckx, J., Moninckx atlas, vol. 7: t. 49 (1682-1709)