Winged Assyrian Bull
Winged, human-headed bull, from the facade of the Palace of King Sargon II, Khorsabad, Late Assyrian Period, c.725 BC (gypsum), One of two alabaster guardian genies called 'lamassu' that assured the foundations of the world and those of the palace of Sargon of Assyria, at Khorsabad. Date: circa 725 BC
© Mary Evans/AISA Media
Winged Victoria figure, Siegessaule, Berlin, Germany
The winged bronze Victoria figure on the top of the Siegessaeule (Pillar of Victory). The Victory Column (Siegessaule) in Berlin, Germany, designed in the 1860s to commemorate the Prussian victory in the Danish-Prussian War. By the time it was inaugurated in 1873, Prussia had also defeated Austria in the Austro-Prussian War (1866) and France in the Franco-Prussian War (1870-71)."
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Hubertus Kanus
The Key to the Moon by Florence Mary Anderson
Enchanting illustration showing a small child climbing a ladder to unlock a small door in the moon while a group of fairies and elves hover around in the starlit sky.
© The Florence Mary Anderson Collection / Peter & Dawn Cope / Mary Evans
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