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    Victorian Petrified Bird's Nest (1800 to 1900 England)

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    1881 Cabinet Card Photo of Famous Victorian Sideshow performers Tom Thumb and Wife

    > a Selection of Antique Microscope Slides from the Victorian Era, c. 1830 - 90s, Paper Design from C. Poultan. s Selection of Antique Microscope Slides from the Victorian Era c. 1830s ~ 1890s, C.

    Victorian wedding globe

    Collection of nests

    Rare to see such a funny expression in a picture from the 1800's.

    Petrified wood

    A Confusion of Colors by janet little - petrified wood in Petrified Forest National Park via Flickr

    A Very Rare and large Bezoar stone , probably from an Elephant (1600 to 1800 - The word ‘Bezoar’ comes from the Persian bad-sahr meaning ‘poison antidote’, and in the 16th century they were believed to be panaceas for numerous ills. A ‘must have’ for any renaissance or enlightenment kunstkammer a bezoar stone is formed from accretions in the stomachs of ruminants that have become ossified. This example is so large that it is probably from an elephant. India ?)

    African Petrified Wood Carved Crystal Skull

    African Petrified Wood Carved Crystal Skull

    Unbelievable Skeletons Unearthed From The Catacombs Of Rome

    Check out the findings from The Catacombs of Rome #amazing #wow #ancient #rome #unbelievable

    Shame Mask

    Medieval map with two built-in detours, one leading to Rome (Matthew Paris, Royal 14 C. vii, c1350).

    Whaling Ledger

    Magician automaton by Lambert of Paris c.1880

    Arm Reliquary of Charlemagne - The bones of Charlemagne's right forearm are contained in this arresting reliquary made in 1481 AD. Aachen Cathedral treasury - Germany World Heritage site

    Katrina Van Tassel's grave at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Tarrytown, NY Catriena Ecker Van Tessel