install theme
temperatures:

Josef Hoflehner - Havana
temperatures:

Deep Darkness
temperatures:

Ruth Orkin - New York, 1952
temperatures:

Busy
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allcreatures:


Butterfly keeper Heather Prince holds one of a newly-emerged Atlas Moth (Attacus Atlas) a Chester Zoo. With a wingspan of 30cm it is the largest moth species in the world.

Picture: Peter Byrne/PA (via Animal pictures of the week: 10 August 2012 - Telegraph)
book-aesthete:

Illustrations of Rip Van Winkle [&] Illustrations of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Washington Irving. Illustrations by F.O.C. Darley. The American Art-Union, New York, 1848 & 1849
2 volumes. Each with 6 full-page illustrations by F.O.C. Darley. (Oblong folio) 32x39 cm. (12½x15¼”), original wrappers.
Felix Octavius Carr Darley (1822–1888) was an American painter and illustrator, known for his illustrations in works by authors including: James Fenimore Cooper, Charles Dickens, Mary Maples Dodge, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Washington Irving, George Lippard, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Donald Grant Mitchell, Clement Clarke Moore, Frances Parkman, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Nathaniel Parker Willis.
theeconomist:

The wedding of two frogs in Nagpur, India, arranged by farmers hoping for rain. A looming drought there is manageable, but long-term changes to the monsoon might be catastrophic.
artandopinion:

Russian Cityscape with Two Moons
b 1928
Oscar Rabine
rhamphotheca:

blackkittenclan: all of the above.
newclearfusion:

Dandelion Seed Heads Illuminated by Vehicle Headlights by Lee Rentz on Flickr.
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