Category: art

met-egyptian-art: Otter statue, Egyptian ArtG…

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Otter statue, Egyptian Art

Gift of Lily S. Place, 1923
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Medium: cupreous metal

Darling, Can You Spare a Dime? How Victorians …

Darling, Can You Spare a Dime? How Victorians Fell in Love With Pocket Change

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 German tourism poster for English-speaking markets by Jupp Wiertz, 1936. (Via Slate’s Vault)

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Il consiglio alla vendetta” (Vengeance is Sworn) painted by Francesco Hayez in 1851.

Paint Pedaler: How a 1980s Michelangelo Found …

Paint Pedaler: How a 1980s Michelangelo Found Fame on the Ceilings of Old Victorians

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When Airlines Knew Good Design

Antique postcards, circa 1920s.

Antique postcards, circa 1920s.

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Would You Put a $300,000 Glass Sculpture on the Hood of Your Car? 

(Lalique hood ornaments, circa 1920s and ‘30s.)

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Book jacket for Gertrude Stein’s “Three Lives,” designed by Alvin Lustig, 1945.

There Goes the Neighborhood: Mobile Victorian …

There Goes the Neighborhood: Mobile Victorian House Sets Sail for Desert