The Young Fortune Tellers, by Sir Joshua Reynolds
The Young Fortune Tellers, by Sir Joshua Reynolds, depicting Lord Henry John Spencer (1770-1795), later a British diplomat and politician, and Lady Charlotte Spencer (later Charlotte Nares, (1769-1802), the children of George Spencer, 4th Duke of Marlborough.
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The Ashburnham Pentateuch. 6th-7th century Latin Illuminate
The Ashburnham Pentateuch or Tours Pentateuch. Late 6th or early 7th century Latin Illuminated manuscript of the Pentateuch (the first five book of the Old Testament). Miniature of Moses. National Library of France. Paris.
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Common chervil, Chaerophyllum sylvestre
Common chervil, Chaerophyllum sylvestre, and spotted or rough chervil, Chaerophyllum temulum.. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Joshua Hamilton's Culpeper's English Family Physician 1792. Nicholas Culpeper (1616-1654) was an English botanist, herbalist and astrologer famous for his Complete Herbal of 1653.
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