Museum of Science and Industry - Chicago, IL Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry is housed within the last remaining structure from the Chicago World's Fair. The Palace of Fine Arts, the Museum’s current building, was constructed in 1893 for the World’s Columbian Exposition, which opened the same year. The original, Greek-inspired structure includes three pavilions and Ionic order columns. The female figures shown here are known as "Caryatids". A caryatid is a sculpted female figure…
Ancient Greek Musical Instruments
Hi Everyone, I thought I would write about Ancient Greek Music – I’m still learning heaps about it. I’ve always read hymns, paeans, poems and lyrics from Ancient Greek Poets since I started l…
Oil flask (lekythos) with the hunter Kephalos and his dog
Young hunter, standing in front view, right leg in profile to left, face profile to right, wearing tunic, gaiters, chlamys and broad-brimmed petasos, sword in scabbard, holds spear in left. Before him a dog to right. Grafitto under the foot of the vase.
Praxiteles | The Diana of Gabii | Musée du Louvre
The Diana of Gabii is a statue of a woman in drapery which probably represents the goddess Artemis and is traditionally attributed to the sculptor Praxiteles. It became part of the Borghese collection and is now conserved in the Louvre with the inventory number Ma 529.
Winged Statue - Samothrace
This is a lovely engraving from an old Parisian guide book. This graphic features a winged statue known as "The Winged Victory of Samothrace" that is displayed in the Louvre. This is a beautiful image
1930s Lingerie Lace and Silk Teddy Pink Rosettes Hand Stitched | Etsy
*sweet gooey 1930s confection of a Teddy! *sheer tea stained lace *lilac satin fabric bodice to the back----including the crotch area *tea stained lace eat thigh---edged in ruffled lace *circular 'appliques' at bust----covering bust---adorable *attached ribbon straps *pink tie ribbon on left hip *decorative ribbon at top of bodice *lace rosettes edging around the lace areas *snaps and hook and eye on left side *step into it *no snaps at crotch *never worn---no evidence of ever being worn…
Hermes Foot (Limited Edition)
Nice greek Hermes Foot. Hermes was the son of Zeus, the giver of chance, the guardian angel of travelers and of commerce. He also guides heroes. The little wings on his foot, makes him the messenger of the Gods. This foot comes from an old Drawing School Academy, and is stamped with N°24. Material : Resina Grey dusted patina Hand made and patinated in the old fashioned way. Make yourself a favour and avoid cheap and badly made Replicas flooding the Web. Purchasing from us means that you…