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Vegetable lamb – tree sketch

Vegetable_lamb - tree sketch

The barometz or vegetable lamb.

Originally from: Lee, H. 1887. The Vegetable Lamb of Tartary: a Curious Fable of the Cotton Plant, to Which Is Added a Sketch of the History of Cotton and the Cotton Trade. S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, London. (Redrawn from Johann Zahn’s Specula Physico-Mathematico-Historica Notabilium ac Mirabilium Sciendorum, in Qua Mundi Mirabilis Oeconomia,…Norimbergae, 1696)

Scanned from: Braggins, John E. & Large, Mark F. 2004. Tree Ferns. Timber Press, Inc.

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Patrician looking very black at the Triumph of the General

Patrician looking on at a triumphant General - Comic History of Rome

Description: Comic History of Rome p 083 Patrician looking very black at the Triumph of the General.jpg
Image by John Leech, from: The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett.
Bradbury, Evans & Co, London, 1850s
In the foreground of the Tableau may be observed a Patrician looking very black at the Triumph of the General
Date: ca. 1850

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The Romans walking off with the Sabine Women – p 010

Romans walking off with the Sabine women

Description: Comic History of Rome p 010 The Romans walking off with the Sabine Women.jpg
Image by John Leech, from: The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett.
Bradbury, Evans & Co, London, 1850s
The Romans walking off with the Sabine Women
Date: ca. 1850

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Hannibal Crossing Alps – Comic History of Rome p 173

Hannibal crossing the alps on an elephant - Comic History of Rome

Description: Comic History of Rome p 173 Hannibal crossing the Alps.jpg
Image by John Leech, from: The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett.
Bradbury, Evans & Co, London, 1850s
Hannibal crossing the Alps
Date: ca. 1850

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Slow Coach – Comic History of Rome p 179

Snail with a Roman helmet as shell - Comic History of Rome

Description: Comic History of Rome p 179 The Slow Coach.jpg
Image by John Leech, from: The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett.
Bradbury, Evans & Co, London, 1850s
The „Slow Coach“
Date: ca. 1850

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Canvassing – Comic History of Rome

Canvassing - Comic History of Rome

Description: Comic History of Rome p 238 Tib Gracchus canvassing.jpg
Image by John Leech, from: The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott A Beckett.
Bradbury, Evans & Co, London, 1850s
Tib. Gracchus canvassing
Date: ca. 1850

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