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From the Untold Lives blog post 'Convicts and ploughs'

From the Untold Lives blog post 'Convicts and ploughs'

From the Patent Search blog post 'Patents as a social history source: ladies skirt supporters'

From the Patent Search blog post 'Patents as a social history source: ladies skirt supporters'

From the Untold Lives blog post 'Cornelia Calling'. Image: Cornelia Sorabji, India Calling (1934). First woman to study law at Oxford & become a barrister was an Indian woman.

From the Untold Lives blog post 'Cornelia Calling'. Image: Cornelia Sorabji, India Calling (1934). First woman to study law at Oxford & become a barrister was an Indian woman.

Streetart: New Banksy Artworks (15 Pictures) > Illustrationen, Paintings, Sculptures, Streetstyle, urban art > artist, banksy, king, new stuff, public art, streetart, uk

Streetart: New Banksy Artworks (15 Pictures) > Illustrationen, Paintings, Sculptures, Streetstyle, urban art > artist, banksy, king, new stuff, public art, streetart, uk

In his popular emblem book Iconologia (1593) showing classical personifications of the human qualities, the Italian author Cesare Ripa depicted curiosity as a wild, disheveled woman, driving home the message in the caption: ‘Curiosity is the unbridled desire of those who seek to know more than they should.’

The Difference Between Curiosity and Wonder and How It Shaped the Science vs. Scripture Divide

In his popular emblem book Iconologia (1593) showing classical personifications of the human qualities, the Italian author Cesare Ripa depicted curiosity as a wild, disheveled woman, driving home the message in the caption: ‘Curiosity is the unbridled desire of those who seek to know more than they should.’

Vanity Fair 1861, "Grand Ball given by the Whales in honor of the discovery of the Oil Wells in Pennsylvania."

Vanity Fair 1861, "Grand Ball given by the Whales in honor of the discovery of the Oil Wells in Pennsylvania."

From the British Library's Untold Lives blog post "Fanny Murray: Fair and Reigning Toast," (17 February 2014) by Moira Goff. Image: Fanny Murray (1729–1778) as "The Careless Maid."

From the British Library's Untold Lives blog post "Fanny Murray: Fair and Reigning Toast," (17 February 2014) by Moira Goff. Image: Fanny Murray (1729–1778) as "The Careless Maid."

From the Untold Lives blog post 'Christmas at Ladysmith 1899'.

From the Untold Lives blog post 'Christmas at Ladysmith 1899'.

BODMIN MANUMISSIONS | 'This is the name of the woman Medguisty with her offspring Bleiduid, Ylcerthon and Byrchtylym who were freed by the clerics of Saint Petroc on the altar of this St Petroc’s for the souls of Eadred the King and for their souls, before these witnesses, Comuyre the priest etc…'     ✫ღ⊰n

BODMIN MANUMISSIONS | 'This is the name of the woman Medguisty with her offspring Bleiduid, Ylcerthon and Byrchtylym who were freed by the clerics of Saint Petroc on the altar of this St Petroc’s for the souls of Eadred the King and for their souls, before these witnesses, Comuyre the priest etc…' ✫ღ⊰n

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