House of Rats

House of Rats

Fine, fine images.
danskjavlarna:

"Party animal" traces back to 1982 (if you trust Merriam-Webster), but here are some true party animals depicted in Broadside Black-letter Ballads, printed in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, edited by John Payne Collier, 1868.

danskjavlarna:

"Party animal" traces back to 1982 (if you trust Merriam-Webster), but here are some true party animals depicted in Broadside Black-letter Ballads, printed in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, edited by John Payne Collier, 1868.

abamefra:

Female Mandrake

abamefra:

Female Mandrake

discardingimages:

man holding a banderole inscribed ‘non est deus’ (‘there is no god’) and whispering devilsinitial of Psalm 52 ‘Dixit insipiens in corde suo: non est Deus’ (‘The fool hath said in his heart, there is no God’)Psalter, France after 1205.
LA, Getty, Ms. 66, fol. 56r

discardingimages:

man holding a banderole inscribed ‘non est deus’ (‘there is no god’) and whispering devils

initial of Psalm 52 ‘Dixit insipiens in corde suo: non est Deus’ (‘The fool hath said in his heart, there is no God’)

Psalter, France after 1205.

LA, Getty, Ms. 66, fol. 56r

Details: Bog bodies (also known as “Bog People”) of Northern Europe.

auspiciousplatypus:

Dogs found in Pompeii.

auspiciousplatypus:

Dogs found in Pompeii.

eadfrith:

The Luttrell Psalter - Folio 52v

A ferocious looking monster swallowing a man and some beautiful Red, Blue and Gold capitals. The full page image is a large picture I put together, so click through to see it full size.

Manuscript made in Lincolnshire, England, between 1320-1340 for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell.

British Library, Add. MS 42130; Images from the British Library manuscript pages.

http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_42130

eadfrith:

More weird and wonderful Monsters from the Luttrell Psalter.

Top: folio f.151v, Middle left: f.146v. Middle right: f.148r, Bottom: f.148v

Manuscript made in Lincolnshire, England, between 1320-1340 for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell.

Images from the British Library manuscript pages.

magictransistor:

Albert A. Hopkins. Magic. 1897.