Skip to main content

Medusa Collection

Background imageMedusa Collection: Medusa Raft - 1

Medusa Raft - 1
When French ship wrecks on the African coast, all take to boats, towing a raft; but the boats abandon the raft with 157 on it, who suffer terribly and fight, only 15 surviving. Date: July 1816

Background imageMedusa Collection: PERSEUS & MEDUSA PERSEUS & MEDUSA

PERSEUS & MEDUSA PERSEUS & MEDUSA
PERSEUS slays MEDUSA, not looking at her because to see her is fatal; his horse Pegasus also looks away

Background imageMedusa Collection: The Head of Medusa

The Head of Medusa, ca. 1618. Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640). Oil on canvas, 68.5 x 118 cm

Background imageMedusa Collection: Medusa and Perseus

Medusa and Perseus
The only way to defeat Medusa is not to look at her : Perseus keeps his gaze averted as she seeks to destroy him

Background imageMedusa Collection: Barrel jellyfish, Rhizostoma cuvieri

Barrel jellyfish, Rhizostoma cuvieri. Handcoloured lithograph from Georg Friedrich Treitschkes Gallery of Natural History, Naturhistorischer Bildersaal des Thierreiches, Liepzig, 1842

Background imageMedusa Collection: Medusa, by Leonardo da Vinci

Medusa, by Leonardo da Vinci
The chief of the Gorgons, her face is so terrible that anyone who sees it is turned to stone, : but Perseus slays her by looking in a mirror as he removes her head

Background imageMedusa Collection: Electric Permanent Waving Machine 1928

Electric Permanent Waving Machine 1928
A permanent electric waving machine, medusa, Serpents, exhibited at the Hairdressers Annual Exhibition. Date: 1928

Background imageMedusa Collection: Medusa

Medusa
A portrait sketch depiction of the Greek mythological gorgon, Medusa, whose gaze famously turned her victims to stone. Her hair comprises of a writhing bundle of snakes

Background imageMedusa Collection: Illustration for Capricorn, Erte

Illustration for Capricorn, Erte
Illustration for those born under Capricorn, showing a woman with Medusa shadow, goat, lucky days, mimosa and stone walls

Background imageMedusa Collection: Sarcophagus tub. 2nd century AD. Medusa. From Sidon (Lebanon)

Sarcophagus tub. 2nd century AD. Medusa. From Sidon (Lebanon)
Roman sarcophagus tub. 2nd century AD. Marble. Medusa. From Sidon (Lebanon). Archaeological Museum. Istanbul. Turkey

Background imageMedusa Collection: Sarcophagus tub. 2nd century AD. From Sidon (Lebanon)

Sarcophagus tub. 2nd century AD. From Sidon (Lebanon)
Roman sarcophagus tub. 2nd century AD. Marble. From Sidon (Lebanon). Archaeological Museum. Istanbul. Turkey

Background imageMedusa Collection: SS Medusa in the Kiel Canal, Germany

SS Medusa in the Kiel Canal, Germany
Vintage 19th century photograph: ship SS Medusa in the Kiel Canal, Germany, steel bridge

Background imageMedusa Collection: Cotton-spinner or tubular sea cucumber, Holothuria tubulosa

Cotton-spinner or tubular sea cucumber, Holothuria tubulosa. Oloturia tubulosa. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali

Background imageMedusa Collection: Naked-eye medusa and hydrozoan jellyfish

Naked-eye medusa and hydrozoan jellyfish
Naked-eye medusa, Orythia viridis, Oritia verde 1, and hydrozoans, Geryonia proboscidalis, Dianea gabert 2, and Liriope tetraphylla, Gerionia tetrafilla 3

Background imageMedusa Collection: Jellyfish and stinging jellyfish species

Jellyfish and stinging jellyfish species
Jellyfish species. Favonia octonema 1, Lymnorea triedra 2, and stinging jellyfish, Cyanea labiche 3. Favonia ottonema, Limnorea triedra, Cianea Labiche

Background imageMedusa Collection: Naked-eye medusa and crystal jelly

Naked-eye medusa and crystal jelly
Naked-eye medusa jellyfish, Berenix euchroma 1 and crystal jelly, Aequorea cyanea 2. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali

Background imageMedusa Collection: Moon jellyfish, Aurelia labiata

Moon jellyfish, Aurelia labiata. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieus Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali, Dictionary of Natural Science, Florence, Italy, 1837

Background imageMedusa Collection: Portrait medallion of the Medusa

Portrait medallion of the Medusa. Chromolithograph by W. Griggs from Frederick Rathbones Old Wedgwood, the Decorative or Artistic Ceramic Work Produced by Josiah Wedgwood, Quaritch, London, 1898

Background imageMedusa Collection: Portraits of the Medusa, Cicero, Hecules

Portraits of the Medusa, Cicero, Hecules
Portrait medallions of the Medusa, Cicero, Hecules and Omphale, Cleopatra and Mark Antony. Chromolithograph by W. Griggs from Frederick Rathbones Old Wedgwood

Background imageMedusa Collection: Varieties of jellyfish, siphonophores and medusae

Varieties of jellyfish, siphonophores and medusae. Including Portuguese man o war, Physalia physalis, Physophora hydrostatica, sea raft jellyfish, Velella velella, and blue button, Porpita porpita

Background imageMedusa Collection: Blue button, Porpita porpita

Blue button, Porpita porpita (Nummular medusa, Medusa nummularia). Illustration drawn and engraved by Richard Polydore Nodder

Background imageMedusa Collection: Discomedusae jellyfish species

Discomedusae jellyfish species
Discomedusae jellyfish: lions mane jellyfish, Cyanea annasethe 1, 2, Floresca species 3, and compass jellyfish, Chrysaora hysoscella 4

Background imageMedusa Collection: Anthomedusae plantonic medusa

Anthomedusae plantonic medusa: Zanclea gemmosa, Koellikerina fasciculata, Neoturris pileata, Larsonia pterophylla, and Sarsiella dinema

Background imageMedusa Collection: Leptomedusae jellyfish

Leptomedusae jellyfish: Aequorea pensilis 1, Zygocanna diploconus 2, 3, 5, many-ribbed jellyfish, Aequorea forskalea 4, and Orchistoma elegans 6

Background imageMedusa Collection: Trachymedusae jellyfish: Geryonia proboscidalis

Trachymedusae jellyfish: Geryonia proboscidalis 1-7. Chromolithograph by Adolf Glitsch from an illustration by Ernst Haeckel from Art Forms in Nature, Kunstformen der Natur, Liepzig, Germany, 1904

Background imageMedusa Collection: Siphonophorae hydrozoa: Porpema prunella and Porpita species

Siphonophorae hydrozoa: Porpema prunella and Porpita species, young and adult colonies, gas bladder, etc. Chromolithograph by Adolf Glitsch from an illustration by Ernst Haeckel from Art Forms in

Background imageMedusa Collection: Narcomedusae jellyfish

Narcomedusae jellyfish: Pegantha pantheon 1, 2, Aeginura grimaldii 3, Pegantha godeffroyi 4, golf tee medusa, Aegina citrea 5, 6, 7, Aegina species 8, and Cunina octonaria 9

Background imageMedusa Collection: Medusa epidendrum orchid, Epidendrum medusae

Medusa epidendrum orchid, Epidendrum medusae (Nanodes medusae). Handcoloured lithograph from Louis van Houtte and Charles Lemaires Flowers of the Gardens and Hothouses of Europe

Background imageMedusa Collection: Perseus rescuing Andromeda from the sea monster Cetus

Perseus rescuing Andromeda from the sea monster Cetus. On his shoulders is the helmet that made him invisible, his sword Harpe and under his cloak is the severed head of Gorgon Medusa

Background imageMedusa Collection: Carmarina hastata, jellyfish model

Carmarina hastata, jellyfish model
A glass model of a jellyfish, created by Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka in the late nineteenth century and held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageMedusa Collection: Cymbeline and Winters Tale

Cymbeline and Winters Tale
Miss Kemble as Imogen in Cymbeline and Mrs Ward as Hermione in The Winters Tale Date: late 18th century

Background imageMedusa Collection: Versailles - Greed Revenge

Versailles - Greed Revenge
Greed, revenge and other devils gloat over the Treaty of Versailles. Date: 1919

Background imageMedusa Collection: Perseus on Pegasus

Perseus on Pegasus
Perseus, carrying the severed head of Medusa in his hand, rides away triumphantly on the winged horse Pegasus

Background imageMedusa Collection: Hermathena. Fresco. Italy

Hermathena. Fresco. Italy
Hermathena. Fusion of Mercury and Athena. 16th century fresco by Federico Zuccari. Farnese Palace. Caprarola. Italy

Background imageMedusa Collection: Perseus by Benvenuto Cellini - Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence

Perseus by Benvenuto Cellini - Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence
Benvenuto Cellini (1500-1571). Perseus (1554). Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence, Italy. Date: 1554

Background imageMedusa Collection: Medusa Rondanini. Roman copy of a classical work of the 5th

Medusa Rondanini. Roman copy of a classical work of the 5th
Medusa Rondanini. The Gorgon. The model for this Roman work was the Gorgon head on the shield of the cult statue in the Parthemon on the Acropolis in Athens

Background imageMedusa Collection: Medusa Raft Abandoned

Medusa Raft Abandoned
When French vessel wrecks on African coast, all take to boats or a raft, to be towed by the boats : but the raft is abandoned, the 157 on it suffer terribly, only 15 survive. Date: July 1816

Background imageMedusa Collection: Four portraits for an exhibition by Madame Yevonde

Four portraits for an exhibition by Madame Yevonde
Goddesses and Others -- four portraits for an exhibition by Madame Yevonde at her studio in Berkeley Square, London. From top left, clockwise, they are: Arethusa (Lady Bridget Poulett)

Background imageMedusa Collection: Medusa (Anon)

Medusa (Anon)
The chief of the Gorgons, her face is so terrible that anyone who sees it is turned to stone : but Perseus slays her by looking in a mirror as he removes her head

Background imageMedusa Collection: Crazy theatrical costume

Crazy theatrical costume from the early 20th century, part Eastern, part mythical, part Cumberland sausage...!! Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMedusa Collection: Eagle and Medusa Head. Mosaic floor. Synagogue at Yafia, Low

Eagle and Medusa Head. Mosaic floor. Synagogue at Yafia, Low
Eagle and Medusa Head. Part of a mosaic floor Synagogue at Yafia, Lower Galilee. 4th century AD. Israel

Background imageMedusa Collection: Head of Medusa. Roman relief. Terracotta. 50 BC-50 AD. From

Head of Medusa. Roman relief. Terracotta. 50 BC-50 AD. From
Head of Medusa. Monster, Gorgon. Roman relief. Terracotta. 50 BC-50 AD. From Catalonia. Episcopal Museum of Vic. Catalonia. Spain

Background imageMedusa Collection: Medusa. Relief in a roman sarcofagus. Istanbul Archaeology

Medusa. Relief in a roman sarcofagus. Istanbul Archaeology Museums. Turkey

Background imageMedusa Collection: Turkey. Istanbul. The Basilica Cistern. Head of medusa. Pede

Turkey. Istanbul. The Basilica Cistern. Head of medusa. Pedestal

Background imageMedusa Collection: Basilica Cistern. 6th century. Medusa column base. Istanbul

Basilica Cistern. 6th century. Medusa column base. Istanbul
Turkey. Istanbul. Basilica Cistern. 6th century. Erected during the reign of Justinian I. Medusa column base. Detail

Background imageMedusa Collection: Medusa. Relief. Aphrodisias. Turkey

Medusa. Relief. Aphrodisias. Turkey
Roman art. Medusa. Relief. Monster. Sarcophagi. Aphrodisias. Caria. Turkey

Background imageMedusa Collection: Roman Sarcophagus. Medusa

Roman Sarcophagus. Medusa. Archaeological Museum. Istanbul. Turkey

Background imageMedusa Collection: Roman Sarcophagus

Roman Sarcophagus. Archaeological Museum. Istanbul. Turkey



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping