As public interest in the unusual was parlayed into exhibitions in the 16th century, physical oddities began to take on a certain caché, earning fame for many performers and paving the way for the rise of P. T. Barnum and the… Read More ›
Silent Sundays: Death, the Final Boundary of Things (1570)
Mors Ultima Linea Rerum (Death, the Final Boundary of Things), Flemish print likely published by Philips Galle c. 1570 (via Wikipedia).
Silent Sundays: Harpy (1582)
Harpy, from a set of 127 woodcuts by Melchior Lorck, 1582 (via Paysage Mauvais).