Dance of the Dead (16th Century) by Wihelm Werner

Images, 41 in total, from a book written somewhere between 1540 to 1550. Original text is in German, and I was unable to find a translation.

The title for this book is ‘Zimmerische Totentanz’. ‘Zimmerische’ is most likely a reference to the author. ‘Totentanz’ means ‘Dance of the Dead’.

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The Country of the Iguanodon (1837) by John Martin

Iguanodon is a dinosaur that existed in the Jurassic period. They had large thumb spikes, and five long fingers. Scary to look at but only bulky herbivores.

The Country of the Iguanodon (1837) by John Martin

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