Mushhushshu-dragon decorative panel of the Isthar Gate to Babylon, ordered by Nebuchadnezzar II ca. 575 BCE. On permanent display in Detroit, MI, USA

Mushhushshu-dragon decorative panel of the Isthar Gate to Babylon, ordered by Nebuchadnezzar II ca. 575 BCE. On permanent display in Detroit, MI, USA

Rather rare now, extinct in my area, this Marsh Orchid was pressed in 1939 into a 1934 first edition of “Paradise Never Lost”. This volume was chock full of flowers and newspaper clippings and coloured pictures from magazines. What have you found tucked away in forgotten tomes?

Rather rare now, extinct in my area, this Marsh Orchid was pressed in 1939 into a 1934 first edition of “Paradise Never Lost”. This volume was chock full of flowers and newspaper clippings and coloured pictures from magazines. What have… Continue Reading