View of Dresden by Moonlight (1839) By Johan Christian Dahl

Dresden is a city in Germany. There you can see Brühl’s Terrace. Brühl’s Terrace is a historic architectural ensemble. Built in the 16th Century.

View of Dresden by Moonlight (1839) By Johan Christian Dahl

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Wonders Book (1411)

Starting from the left. A headless man with a face on his chest. From a mythical species called Blemmyes.

Next, is the one in the middle. He is a sciapod(monopod) laying on his back. Monopods are humanoid creatures with a single large foot and leg.

Lastly is a cyclops – a one eyed humanoid.

Wonders Book (1411)

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The Battle of Gorynych (20th Century) By Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov

Gorynych is a dragon in Slavic mythology. This drawing depicts the serpent with seven heads. The battling knight is “Dobryny Nikitich”. He is one of the most popular epic knights in Russian folklore.

The Battle of Gorynych (20th Century) By Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov

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Ages of Life (1907)

This piece is from the book “Curiosités Médico-Artistique“. It shows a women’s ‘Ages of Life’ from childhood to death. We all end up bones! 💀

There is an artist signature. However, I could not match the signature to any of the contributing artist. If anyone has more information, let me know(theleeryfun@gmail.com)!

Also, the book is free to read online and download.

Ages of Life (1907)

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Skeleton Watercolor (19th Century) By Unknown

This anatomical image is by an unknown Persian artist. It is more comical then informative! In my opinion, it looks much older than the 19th Century, but it is labeled so by the source.

Skeleton Watercolor (19th Century) By Unknown

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Credit: The Wellcome Collection by the Wellcome Library, London. Copyrighted under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0

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