Modern Zodia: Scorpio
The Modern Zodiac: An Artist's Almanac of English Society. A woman wearing a headdress of autumn leaves surrounded by scenes of fox hunting, college life & the new season's ale.
© Mary Evans Picture Library
1880s, Ale, Almanac, Autumn, Beetle, College, Colorado, English, Fox, Graduates, Head Dress, Historical, History, Hunting, Leaves, Life, Modern, Months, Natural, New, October, Phenomena, Scenes, Scorpio, Seasons, Society, Studying, Surrounded, Wearing, Woman, Zodia, Zodiac
Villefranche du Perigord, Dordogne France
Villefranche du Perigord, Dordogne France. This postcard shows a street scene with view of the town monument. Villefranche-du-Perigord is a bastide town which was founded in 1261 by Alphonse de Poitiers. The town has built up around its central square, 'La Place de la Halle' with its traditional open-sided market hall, which can be seen on the left.
© The Roseries Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library
Faience scarabs. 7th-6th centuries BC. From Isis Tomb, Italy
Faience scarabs. a) Egyptian, probably with the name of Psammetichus I (664-610 BC), b) Type imitated in the Aegean area, c) Maybe made A?a?A?a?in Phoenicia, d) Possibly made A?a?A?a?in Rhodes, e) Egyptian, possibly with the name Psammetichus II (595-589 BC): f) Egyptian style imitated freely; g) Imitation of Egyptian style. 7th-6th centuries BC. From Isis Tomb, Polledrara Cemetery, Italy. British Museum. London. England. United Kingdom.
© Thaliastock / Mary Evans