Relief with Amazonomachy. Athens, Greece. 2nd century AD
Relief with Amazonomachy. Athens, Greece. 2nd century AD. Marble. An Amazon wearing a short tunic and helmet is in combat with a naked Greek in a rocky landscape. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Copenhagen, Denmark. Date:
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Edwardian women in 'tricorne' and 'bicorne' hats 1912
Left 'tricorne', hat with three-cornered , in black tagal, trimmed with two pom - poms, one in black and the other white. Right, 'amazon', hat made of leghorn, lined with velvet with low crown and broad brim, pinned up on either side of the head and at the back, and (middle) 'bicorne', hat made from straw and ostrich - feather fringe, pinned front and back to create a long-horned shape, were fashionable from the influence of moving pictures of the time.
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Dugong, Dugong dugon (vulnerable) and Amazon
Dugong, Dugong dugon (vulnerable) and Amazon river dolphin, Inia geoffrensis. . Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Frederic Cuvier's Dictionary of Natural Science: Mammals, Paris, France, 1816. Illustration by J. G. Pretre, engraved by Miss Louviers, directed by Pierre Jean-Francois Turpin, and published by F.G. Levrault. Jean Gabriel Pretre (1780-1845) was painter of natural history at Empress Josephine's zoo and later became artist to the Museum of Natural History.
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