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Images Dated 13th May 2019

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Human eye, illustration Featured 13 May 2019 Print

Human eye, illustration

Eye anatomy. Cutaway illustration passing through a human eye, showing its internal anatomy and structure. The front of the eye is at right, and the structures here include the cornea, the pupil (surrounded by the iris), and the lens (oval object). Light passes through these, and is focused on the retina (yellow), a layer of light-sensitive cells and blood vessels lining the inside of the eye. The light triggers signals that are passed through the optic nerve to the brain, where they are interpreted to provide vision. The inside of the eye is filled with a clear gel, the vitreous humour. At top and bottom are the eye muscles (muscles of the orbit, red)

Human brain, illustration Featured 13 May 2019 Print

Human brain, illustration

Illustration of a cross-section of the brain showing the various lobes. The lobes are shown in different colours - red (frontal), green (parietal), yellow (occipital), orange (temporal), and pink (limbic). Also shown are the various ventricles, the brain stem, the thalamus and hypothalamus, the cerebellum, the pituitary gland and the corpus callosum. The background shows a silhouette of a human skull and head

John Vivian of Pencalenick, John Opie (1761-1807) Featured 13 May 2019 Print

John Vivian of Pencalenick, John Opie (1761-1807)

Oil on canvas, English School, around 1780. A portrait of a young John Vivian of Pencalenick (1772-1817). Vivian later became a Barrister and was High Sheriff of Cornwall in 1812. John Opie was born in Harmony Cottage, Trevellas, between St Agnes and Perranporth in Cornwall. He was the youngest of the five children of Edward Opie, a master carpenter, and his wife Mary (nee Tonkin). He showed a precocious talent for drawing and mathematics, and by the age of twelve he had mastered the teachings of Greek mathematician Euclid and opened an evening school for poor children where he taught reading, writing and arithmetic. His father, however, did not encourage his abilities, and apprenticed him to his own trade of carpentry. Opie's artistic abilities eventually came to the attention of local physician and satirist, Dr John Wolcot (who used the pen name Peter Pindar), who visited him at the sawmill where he was working in 1775. Recognising a great talent, Wolcot became Opie's mentor, buying him out of his apprenticeship and insisting that he come to live at his home in Truro. Wolcot provided invaluable encouragement, advice, tuition and practical help in the advancement of his early career, including obtaining many commissions for work. In 1781, having gained considerable experience as a portraitist travelling around Cornwall, Opie moved to London with Wolcot. There they lived together, having entered into a formal profit-sharing agreement. Although Opie had received a considerable artistic education from Wolcot, the doctor chose to present him as a self-taught prodigy; a portrait of a boy shown at the Society of Artists the previous year, had been described in the catalogue as "an instance of Genius, not having ever seen a picture." Wolcot introduced the "Cornish wonder" to leading artists, including Sir Joshua Reynolds, who was to compare him to Caravaggio and Velazquez

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