Tomb of Queen Elizabeth I (detail), Westminster Abbey, London, England

Tomb of Queen Elizabeth I (detail), Westminster Abbey, London, England

Name: Konrad IV von Kirchberg Dating: 1417 Location: Wiblingen Abbey, Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Name: Konrad IV von Kirchberg Dating: 1417 Location: Wiblingen Abbey, Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Love this quiet book idea. Your real family turned into dolls for your house. Album en tissu en forme de maison et personnalisable grâce aux effigies amovibles de la famille imprimés sur du tissu et rembourrées.

Love this quiet book idea. Your real family turned into dolls for your house. Album en tissu en forme de maison et personnalisable grâce aux effigies amovibles de la famille imprimés sur du tissu et rembourrées.

Queen Anne Neville died at Westminster on 16th March 1485 at the age of around 28, probably of tuberculosis. An eclipse on the day she died ...

Queen Anne Neville died at Westminster on 16th March 1485 at the age of around 28, probably of tuberculosis. An eclipse on the day she died ...

Moorish Knight and African Lion - Brass of John de Argentine, died in 1382, Horseheath

Moorish Knight and African Lion - Brass of John de Argentine, died in 1382, Horseheath

This is the death mask of England's King Henry VII (the father of King Henry VIII), who was the first Tudor monarch and reigned from 1485 to 1509. It is said to be the finest death mask in existence. It's also unusual in that his eyes are open.

This is the death mask of England's King Henry VII (the father of King Henry VIII), who was the first Tudor monarch and reigned from 1485 to 1509. It is said to be the finest death mask in existence. It's also unusual in that his eyes are open.

'Penny for the Guy' ~ Bonfire Night, or Guy Fawkes night: 'Remember, remember, the 5th of November ... '

Things you rarely see in Britain these days

'Penny for the Guy' ~ Bonfire Night, or Guy Fawkes night: 'Remember, remember, the 5th of November ... '

Francis Bacon. Self-Portrait. 1969.   --I cannot help wondering what put him over the edge (if anything)--some artists are wack, some are just good at digging into what that "wack" must feel like...

Francis Bacon. Self-Portrait. 1969. --I cannot help wondering what put him over the edge (if anything)--some artists are wack, some are just good at digging into what that "wack" must feel like...

History of Leith, Edinburgh » The Death Mask of Mary, Queen of Scots, amazing to see her actual face

History of Leith, Edinburgh » The Death Mask of Mary, Queen of Scots, amazing to see her actual face

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