An Original Depiction of Jesus, ca 100-400 A.D., Roman catacombs. The Christian catacombs are extremely important for the history of Early Christian art, as they contain the great majority of examples from before about 300AD, in fresco and sculpture, as well as gold glass medallions.
belonging to King Henry VIII (1491-1547) showing the heraldic badges of Henry and his first wife, Katherine of Aragon and the royal coat of arms; covered with shagreen added in 18th century; figures of Mars, Venus and Cupid; head of Christ; St. George and the dragon; Catherine of Aragon;16th (C16th) Writing box or table desk, probably painted by Lucas Hornebolte (c.1492-1544) c.1525-27 (walnut & oak with painted & gilded leather)
Street orphans, Victorian London. Photo from G.F.A. Best's ''Shaftesbury''. UK's government is reducing the standard of living by dismantling the Health Service, reducing/removing Benefits, selling off National assets, and taxing workers to pay more for far less. The fittest will survive, but going backwards isn't progress, and contradicts the concept of civilized society. Those implementing such deprivation are protected by their social and economic position from any ill effects to…
Earliest known image of Jesus Christ, from the Coptic Museum in Cairo, Egypt. This painting of Jesus is older than the image of the black Jesus Christ in the Church of Rome which is from the 6th century. neutralangel: josephboston: (Tumblr)