Village feast with theatre performance c. 1600
十二生肖 The 12 Symbolic Animals - 北语的汉语教程
When the Jews facing extermination fought back: Haunting new images of doomed Warsaw Ghetto uprising are revealed to mark 70th anniversary.
A Mermaid by John William Waterhouse, 1901.
Ivory head of a roaring lion
Found in Mesopotamia, Nimrud
9th-8th century BC
Source: The Metropolitan Museum
From Gandhara, Pakistan
Kushan Dynasty, 2nd - 3rd century AD
Source: Tokyo National Museum
Vice President Nixon and members of the press on a plane during a visit to the U.S.S.R., by Thomas J. O’Halloran, 5th August 1959 (LOC)
A female kangaroo is always pregnant. While one joey grows in her pouch, another one gestates in one of her two uteruses. As soon as the developed joey leaves the pouch, the next one is ready to come down the pipe—of which, by the way, she has three. Happy Mother’s Day.
Virginia Clinton Kelley and Ann Dunham with their sons the 42th and 44th future President of the USA
The North Frisian coast, before the Grote Mandrenke (“great drowning of men”, aka 2nd Marcellus Flood) 1362, directly after and today [519 x 500, 3-frame animated gif]
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Emergency workers treat a young victim of the atomic explosion. He was brought to the temporary aid hospital on a cart, but died soon afterwards. (Magnum Photos)