Curiouser and Curiouser
biomedicalephemera:

Let us dance!
A giant octopus (Enteroctopus spp.) grapples a sailor, clearly in an attempt to steal a dance.
Illustrated Natural History of the Animal Kingdom. S. G. Goodrich, 1859.

biomedicalephemera:

Let us dance!

A giant octopus (Enteroctopus spp.) grapples a sailor, clearly in an attempt to steal a dance.

Illustrated Natural History of the Animal Kingdom. S. G. Goodrich, 1859.

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ladysmatter:

L’Averse ou Passez-Payez, (The crossing, or Go & Pay), Louis-Léopold Boilly, 1803/4.
A well-to-do family pays a “décrotteur” to cross a muddy street on his wheeled cross-walk. (x)

ladysmatter:

L’Averse ou Passez-Payez, (The crossing, or Go & Pay), Louis-Léopold Boilly, 1803/4.

A well-to-do family pays a “décrotteur” to cross a muddy street on his wheeled cross-walk. (x)

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