1838 Frontis Mantell "Wonders of Geology" 1838 Frontis Mantell "Wonders of Geology"
Frontis for Gideon Mantell's popular book "Wonders of Geology" (1838) which did much to popularise geology during victorian times. It ran to many editions - the third here came just one year after the first. The frontispiece shows a coral forming organisms drawn by his daughter Ellen Maria Mantell.
© This image is copyright Paul D. Stewart 2009. Do not reproduce without permission of the photographer at Stewartpauld@aol.com.
The Bullers Arms inn sign, The Square, Landrake, Cornwall. 1962
The inn sign of The Bullers Arms in Landrake with the Latin inscription 'Aquila non capit muscas' meaning 'The eagle does not catch flies'. Eagles were considered majestic animals in ancient Rome while flies were considered insignificant and a nuisance. The proverb was used to imply that noble or important people of high rank did not have the time or patience to deal with insignificant matters. Photographer: Charles Woolf .
© RIC, photographer Charles Woolf
St. Joseph's Cathedral, Day, Vertical, Hanoi, Vietnam
St. Joseph's Cathedral (Vietnamese: Nha th? L?n Ha N?i, Nha th? Chinh toa Thanh Giuse; French: Cathedrale Saint-Joseph) is a church on Nha Tho (Church) Street in the Hoan Ki?m District of Hanoi, Vietnam. Its a late 19th-century Gothic Revival (Neo-Gothic style) church that serves as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hanoi to nearly 4 million Catholics in the country.
© Tran Tuan Viet