This board is a collection of characters, costumes, places and machines that have helped to inspire my first children's book
'Dragons and Dreamsellers'
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Vintage & Astrolabe – Ancient instrument for locating and predicting the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars. The earliest astrolabe was created 150 B. Was an indispensable tool of astronomers, navigators and astrologers. on imgfave
Polyhedral sundial made for Cardinal Wolsey (bearing his arms, the arms of York Minster and two representations of a cardinal’s hat), almost certainly by Nicolaus Kratzer although the dial is unsigned.
Pocket Watch done in Champlevé or "engraving enameling", a very ancient technique that evolved over time. The name comes from the French for "raised field". It can be split in 2 distinct techniques: Champlevé on Bronze Fusion Champlevé on Copper Plate