General view of Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa
General view of Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa, around the time of the Empire Exhibition, showing a football ground, the offices of British General Electric, and cyanide dumps from mining in the distance. Date: circa 1936
© Mary Evans / Pharcide
1930s, 1936, 30s, Africa, African, Building, Buildings, Cyanide, Dump, Dumps, Gillman, Gillmans, Gosse, Horace, Industry, Johannesburg, Mine, Mines, Mining, Pile, Piles, Poison, Poisonous, Roof, Roofs, Soil, South, Southern, Thirties, Toxic, Transvaal
Yellow castrolobium with pyramid-shaped flowers
Yellow castrolobium with pyramid-shaped flowers, Castrolobium pyramidale.. Poisonous plant from Australia. Drawn and zincographed by C. T. Rosenberg, for Thomas Moore's The Garden Companion and Florists' Guide, 1852, published by Charles Frederick Cheffins. C.T. Rosenberg drew and engraved many botanicals for Moore's The Gardener's Magazine of Botany and W.J. Hooker's Curtis's Botanical Magazine in the middle of the 19th century. Moore (1821-1887) was the curator of the Botanic Garden, Chelsea, from 1847 until his death.
© Florilegius / Mary Evans
Triple form of Hecate around a column. Ancient Greek
Triple form of Hecate around a column. Ancient Greek mythology goddess from Asia Minor and Thrace. She is associated with crossroads, fire, the Moon, magic, witchcraft, knowledge of herbs and poisonous plants, necromancy, and sorcery. Classical Greek art. Sculpture on bronze. SPAIN. CATALONIA. BARCELONA. Barcelona. Archaeology Museum of Catalonia.
© J. Bedmar/Iberfoto/Mary Evans