Explore 11th Century, Port and more!

Lá pelo século 11, Londres era o maior porto da Inglaterra.

By the century, London was the largest port in England.

Hidden in the centre of London, the ruins of St-Dunstan-in-the-East, a church built in the eleventh century and severely damaged during The Blitz. The ruins were repurposed into this Victorian gothic dreamscape of a public garden, crawling with Virginia creepers and creepily atmospheric.

Hidden in the centre of London, the ruins of St-Dunstan-in-the-East, an eleventh century church severely damaged during The Blitz. The ruins were repurposed into this Victorian gothic dreamscape of a public garden, crawling with Virginia creepers and cree

Beautiful Places… Gloucester Cathedral, England

Gloucester Cathedral or the Cathedral Church of St. Peter and the Holy and Indivisible Trinity, Gloucester, England Gloucester Cathedral cloister, used extensively in the Harry Potter film series, England (by shexbeer).

Portrait of the Journalist Sylvia von Harden, 1926, by Otto Dix. Dix was a German Expressionist whose work reflects the political unrest of his time and a perversion that is only trumped by Egon Schiele.

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Otto Dix, “Portrait of the Journalist Sylvia von Harden,” 1926 “I’m not that obsessed with making representations of ugliness. Everything I’ve seen is beautiful.“ - Otto Dix Otto Dix was born on this.

MihrabIsfahan, could do this instead of an oval frame..

Feeling Blue…

Islamic Art-arabesques (This mihrab, found in Isfahan, Iran, features a number of stylistic elements--such as calligraphy and geometric design--common to Islamic decorative art.

Ancient Viking Scandinavian Gold Axe Amulet/Pendant Circa 11th Century

Ancient Viking Scandinavian Gold Axe Amulet/Pendant Circa Century, I think I could hand press for my next wire weaving.

The Bayeux Tapestry is an embroidered cloth—not an actual tapestry—nearly 70 metres (230 ft) long, which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England concerning William, Duke of Normandy, and Harold, Earl of Wessex, later King of England, and culminating in the Battle of Hastings. It is likely that it was commissioned by Bishop Odo, William's half-brother, and made in England—not Bayeux—in the 1070s.

The Bayeux Tapestry - chronicles the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. It is actually and embroidered cloth and is nearly 230 feet long. The fact that it survived in such amazing shape since it's creation is incredible.

Renaissance Velvet Textiles | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Length of brocaded velvet, century Spanish or Italian Silk velvet brocaded with metal-wrapped thread (via Length of brocaded velvet [Spanish or Italian]

This distinctive Urnes-style dragon pendant is inspired by an 11th century artefact from Iceland.

Viking Dragon Pendant

This distinctive Urnes-style dragon pendant is inspired by an century artefact from Iceland. Available here: Viking Dragon Pendant

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