Hippopotamus Figure, ca. 1981–1885 B.C. Egyptian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1917 (17.9.1) | The dual qualities of destruction and creation imbued images of hippos with special magical power, and they were often deposited in tombs. #OneMetManyWorlds

Hippopotamus Figure, ca. 1981–1885 B.C. Egyptian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Edward S. Harkness, 1917 (17.9.1) | The dual qualities of destruction and creation imbued images of hippos with special magical power, and they were often deposited in tombs. #OneMetManyWorlds

"Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492–1898" at Brooklyn Museum - A.lain R. T.ruong

"Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492–1898" at Brooklyn Museum - A.lain R. T.ruong


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Claude Monet - The Undergrowth in the Forest of Saint-Germain (1882)

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I thought this was quirky and cute…then I read the caption.  For real?!  .  Via weirdvintage:    Sending a child through the post, 1900  “After parcel post service was introduced, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.”  - Smithsonian

I thought this was quirky and cute…then I read the caption. For real?! . Via weirdvintage: Sending a child through the post, 1900 “After parcel post service was introduced, at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a regulation forbidding the sending of children in the mail after hearing of those examples.” - Smithsonian

Ces célèbres hippopotames en faïence bleue étaient déposés dans les tombes du Moyen Empire - On ne sait pas précisément la signification de ces dépôts - le Louvre Paris

Ces célèbres hippopotames en faïence bleue étaient déposés dans les tombes du Moyen Empire - On ne sait pas précisément la signification de ces dépôts - le Louvre Paris

Look at this #zulilyfind! Monet Garden at Giverny Replica Gallery-Wrapped Canvas #zulilyfinds

Monet Garden at Giverny Wall Art

Look at this #zulilyfind! Monet Garden at Giverny Replica Gallery-Wrapped Canvas #zulilyfinds

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