And fishes of emerald, Dive for the moon, Whose silver is stained By the peacock lagoon. (Humbert Wolfe) An elegant lady reclines in a boat, drifting on a calm lagoon, as green fish dive towards the reflection of the moon in the water.
© Mary Evans Picture Library 2015 - https://copyrighthub.org/s0/hub1/creation/maryevans/MaryEvansPictureID/10285224
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Sri Lanka - Shiva the Destroyer and Reproducer and Peacock
Sri Lanka - Hindu God Shiva as the 'Destroyer and Reproducer'. The Peacock beside him is that ridden by Saraswati, goddess of music and speech. Date: circa 1920s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
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The Sarcophagus of Constantina. Red porphyry. 4th century
The Sarcophagus of Constantina decorated with winged erotes who are harvesting grapes and making wine, along with sheep, peacocks and doves. Red porphyry. Sculpted around 340 AD. Pio-Clementino Museum. Vatican Museums. Vatican City.
© Thaliastock / Mary Evans
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