Ephemera danica, mayfly larva
The larval stage of a mayfly lasts about a year, and is spent entirely underwater. When it hatches as an adult in the spring, usually May, it is only very short-lived. Date:
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Music cover, Nymphs of the Sea
Music cover, Nymphs of the Sea, waltz by J Rowland, dedicated to Viscountess Galway. Played at Serlby Hall in celebration of the 35th wedding anniversary of George Edmund Milnes Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount and Vere Monckton-Arundell, Viscountess Galway.
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The Cyclops Polyphemus who fell in love with
The Cyclops Polyphemus who fell in love with the nymph Galatea.. The Cyclops Polyphemus who fell in love with the nymph Galatea. He is shown with two eyes holding a lyre as he receives a message from Galatea brought by a Genius or cupid on a dolphin. The vignette below shows a cupid in a small carriage driven by swans. Copperplate engraved by Tommaso Piroli from his own Antichita di Ercolano (Antiquities of Herculaneum), Rome, 1789.
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