Emma de Burgh, tattooed lady, 1897
Emma de Burgh, tattooed lady. The work on her back depicts the Last Supper, by Da Vinci, and was regarded at the time to be one of the finest piece of tattooing produced in America. Above the Last Supper is the 'Golden Rule', written in a scroll, and on the 'table cloth' are the words 'Love one another'. Her husband's tattoos can be viewed in picture 10583082 and 10583083. Date: 1897
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Menu card for send off supper for Cape Squadron, Boer War
A menu card designed by Mr Leighton Ward for a menu for a send-off supper to the Cape Squadron of the Royal Horse Guards given at Hyde Park Barracks on 27 November 1899 before their departure for South Africa to fight in the Second Boer War. Delicacies on offer were South-African themed from Mafeking Mutton to Pretoria pheasants.
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Gothic. Spain. Bernat Martorell (d. 1452). Altarpiece of St
Gothic art. Spain. Bernat Martorell (d. 1452). Catalan painter. Altarpiece of St Mary Magdalene, 1437-1452. Painted on wood. Detail last Supper. From Church of St. Mary Magdalena of Perella, Sant Joan de les Abadesses. Episcopal Museum. Vic. Catalonia.
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