Nearly forgotten but glorious art, envisionings and historical oddments from the back corners of the internet
Fantastical fish, some real, some imaginary. Taken from Louis Renard’s work “Fishes, crayfish and crabs, of various colors and extraordinary figures, which one finds around the Moluccas islands and on the coasts of the Austral lands.” The first edition came out in 1718 and 1719. These are taken from the second edition, published in Amsterdam in 1754.
On a voyage to see how much mileage I can get from the creative ability and eye for images that my family thought was useless. On line art curator, fiction writer and now blogger. Historian's daughter. Follow me . . .even I have no idea where I'm going next.
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