Woman raising her skirts to scare off the devil
Woman raising her skirts to scare off the devil. Perretta flashing the devil. The devil of Pope-Fig Island. Le diable de Papesiguiere. Lithograph handcoloured in pochoir (stencil) after an illustration by Charles Martin from Jean de la Fontaine's Contes et Nouvelles en Vers, Tales and Novellas in Verse, Libraire de France, Paris, 1930
Jaime III (1315-1349). Oath of Privileges and Franchises of
Jaime III (1315-1349). King of Majorca (1324-1349), called the Rash or the Unfortunate. Oath of Privileges and Franchises of the island of Mallorca. Miniature in Book of Franchises and Privileges of the Kingdom of Mallorca, (1334). Archive of the Kingdom of Mallorca. Balearic Islands
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Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England
Stonehenge is a prehistoric stone circle monument, located in the English county of Wiltshire. It is estimated that the stones were erected between 3000 BC and 2000 BC. Their exact purpose or origin is unknown, despite many theories and myths.
The Heel Stone (also known as the Friar's Heel, Slaughter Stone or Sun-Stone) can be seen in the middle distance.
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