Archive for Month: January 2012

Inspired by a Luttrell Psalter Illumination

A beautiful illumination in the Luttrell psalter.   Not Sir Geoffrey¬† Luttrell but Friedrich I Barbarossa, the Holy Roman Emperor (1122-1190).¬† Friedrich is embarking on the Third Crusade.¬† Seeing him off are his mother and his beloved spouse. On his way to the Holy Land, Friedrich passed through Rascia (now […]

Jersey Shore

Nowdays Bathing Beauties in the Forties The Roaring Twenties Photoshopped daguerrotype.