Spectacled guillemots (Cepphus carbo)
Spectacled guillemots (Cepphus carbo), pair in courtship behaviour. They are in breeding plumage, matt black with white ringed eyes. Shimokita Peninsula, Aomori Prefecture, northern Honshu, Japan
Alcidae, Animal, Auk, Aves, Billing, Bird, Birds, Carries Fish Crosswise, Cepphus, Charadriiformes, Coastal, Colonial, Courting, Diver, Fauna, Guillemot, Guilletmots, Hunts Underwater, Northwest Pacific, Red Gape, Ritual, Sooty Guillemot, Spectacles, Waterbird, Wildlife
Cardinal Bessarion presenting to three representatives of the Scuola della Carita
CTS413057 Cardinal Bessarion presenting to three representatives of the Scuola della Carita in Venice the reliquary with a fragment of the True Cross (pen & ink over chalk on paper) by Carpaccio, Vittore (c.1460/5-1523/6); 16.6x19.7 cm; Collection of the Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth House, UK; (add.info.: Basilios (Basilius) Bessarion (1403-72) was a Roman Catholic Cardinal Bishop and the titular Latin Patriarch of Constantinople;); © Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth; Reproduced by permission of Chatsworth Settlement Trustees; Italian, out of copyright.
© Copyright: www.bridgemanimages.com
Vessel from the tomb of Prince Liu Shang (bronze inlaid with gold and silver)
XIR341924 Vessel from the tomb of Prince Liu Shang (bronze inlaid with gold and silver) by Chinese School, Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-24 AD); People's Republic of China; (add.info.: Liu Shen (d. 113 BC) was son of Han emperor, Ching, and governor of province of Zhongshan; his tomb and that of his wife, Princess Tou Wan, at Mancheng, are very important sources of information on Chinese burial customs and artwork of the Han period;); Chinese, out of copyright.
© People's Republic of China / Bridgeman Images