All you need do is buy your ticket and pack your bags. Advertising ephemera for the golden age of zeppelins. All of these from the collections of the Wolfsonian—Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida.

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Front cover of the book “Autour du Monde en Zeppelin.” ca. 1929. Léo Gerville-Réache, graphic designer. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF057943/00001?search=airship
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“Hindenburg (Das luftschiff des deutschen volkes). Cover art. ca. 1936. Werner von Langsdorff graphic designer for Zeppelin-Metallwerke. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF049818/00001?search=airship
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“Mit Luftschiff Hindenburg über den Atlantik” (das Buch vom Sieg eines deutschen Gedankens). 1936. Rolf Brandt, graphic designer (born in 1886). Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF049433/00001?search=airship

A Jerusalem that isn’t coming back through the Orientalist eye of German painter Gustav Bauernfeind (1848-1904).

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“German Colony in the Holy Land.” No date. Watercolor. In the public domain due to age. via https://israel-tourguide.info/2014/02/21/gustav-bauernfeind-and-orientalism/
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“Jerusalem.” No date. Oil on board. Image © Stern Gallery, Tel Aviv. Fair use license. via https://sterngallery.art/artwork/artists/bauernfeind-gustav/jerusalem-9/#.Xn8f0ohKjqU
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“The Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem.” In the public domain due to age. via https://threader.app/thread/869601110771851268

Landscapes of Italy just a bit back painted by artist Gottfried Wals, who is sometimes referred to as Goffredo Tedesco. Living from around 1595 to 1638, he was born in Germany but spent most of his career painting in Italy.

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“Country Road by a House.” 1620. Oil on copper. Collection of and photo credit the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%27Country_Road_by_a_House%27,_oil_on_copper_painting_by_Goffredo_(Gottfried)_Wals.jpg
Wals, Goffredo, c.1605-c.1638; Landscape with pastoral Figures
Landscape with pastoral figures. ca. 1616. Oil on copper. Collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Goffredo_Wals_-_Pastoral_Landscape_-_WGA25432.jpg
A Roman Landscape with Figures. Probably 1630s.
A Roman Landscape with Figures. Probably 1630s. Oil on copper. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/437983

Portraits of late 17th century British children and young people. One with a pet. John Closterman (Klosterman), artist. Living from 1660 to 1711, he specialized in portraits of European noblemen and their families. From Westphalia but painted a great deal in Britain.

"Portrait of David Papillon (1691-1762), full-length, with a bow and arrows and his dog, in a landscape." ca. 1700. Oil on canvas.
“Portrait of David Papillon (1691-1762), full-length, with a bow and arrows and his dog, in a landscape.” ca. 1700. Oil on canvas. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. viahttps://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/john-closterman-osnabruck-1660-1711-london-portrait-of-6043895-details.aspx
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“The Children of John Taylor of Bifrons Park.” 1696. Oil on canvas. Collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London. Image © NEIGHBOURHOOD MEDIA LIMITED 2020. Fair use license. via https://theglossarymagazine.com/arts-culture/the-must-see-exhibitions-in-london-this-spring/john-closterman-the-children-of-john-taylor-of-bifrons-park-1696-national-portrait-gallery-john-john-closterman-the-children-of-jo
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Portrait of a boy, full-length, in classical dress, with a greyhound, a wooded landscape beyond. No date. Oil on canvas. Circle of John Closterman. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/circle-of-john-closterman-osnabruck-1660-1711-london-5641730-details.aspx

More drawings of marginalia for the prayer book of Maximilian I. 1515. Albrecht (Albert) Dürer, artist. Copied from lithographic copies of the originals made by J. N. Strixner and published by R. Ackermann in 1817.

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Page 38 (detail). Collection of and digitalized by the Wellcome Library. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/b30455844/page/40/mode/2up
Page 42 (detail).
Page 42 (detail). Collection of and digitalized by the Wellcome Library. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/b30455844/page/42/mode/2up
Page 44 (detail).
Page 44 (detail). Collection of and digitalized by the Wellcome Library. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/b30455844/page/44/mode/2up
Page 40 (detail).
Page 40 (detail). Collection of and digitalized by the Wellcome Library. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/b30455844/page/40/mode/2up
Page 46 (detail).
Page 46 (detail). Collection of and digitalized by the Wellcome Library. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/b30455844/page/46/mode/2up

Carvings in ivory from back in the 17th century when that was fine. Some with rhinoceros horn. Georg Pfründt, maker (1603-1663). One piece by one of his followers.

Ceremonial vessel. 1750-1775.
Ceremonial vessel. 1750-1775. Made in Augsburg, Germany. Rhinoceros horn, ivory, emeralds, gold plated silver and enamel. Made by Georg Pfründt. Image © KHM-Museumsverband, Wissenschaftliche Anstalt öffentlichen Rechts. Fair use license. via https://www.khm.at/en/objectdb/detail/89696/?offset=6&lv=list
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Nef. 17th c. South German. Ivory. Also known as the “Rothschild Nef,” because it was in their collections for many years. Attributed to Georg Pfründt. Image source: Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via http://www.alaintruong.com/archives/2016/12/20/34711869.html
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Cup. ca. 1675. Made in Augsburg, Germany. Rhinoceros horn, ivory, silver-gilt, and silver. Johann Mathias Scheppich, maker (1652-1705), Scheppich having been a follower of Georg Pfründt. Image © 2013 – 2018 Museumkijker.nl. Fair use license. via https://www.museumkijker.nl/indomania-brussel-rembrandt-beatles-iedereen-vrij/

Note: I am comfortable using these in my blog post because they were carved 400 years ago. They could be narwhal, elephant, or walrus ivory. It does not specify.

Jugendstil candlesticks. Jugendstil having been the Central European version of Art Nouveau. One in the Nieuwe Kunst tradition which came out of the Netherlands at around the same time.

Candlestick. 1910. Dutch.
Candlestick. 1910. Nieuwe Kunst in style, yet another take on Art Nouveau, this from the Netherlands. Brass. J. C. Stoffels, maker (1878-1952). Image courtesy Peter de Rijcke, grandson of J. C. Stoffels. Used with permission. via https://scontent.fphl1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/s960x960/88163906_1719826358154386_5497188728742871040_o.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_sid=1480c5&_nc_eui2=AeGBBVxuMfkyeHjNFmsHCvEJykFLl7etD6OvgxuG4EvCjqbNmOXT6BjCLYdXe0DfpaI6QiFmHAO2w12ls8xBHZOu36XAkl1zhPa1DPgeLrNcmg&_nc_ohc=ouwwoE3R618AX9lq_RX&_nc_ht=scontent.fphl1-1.fna&_nc_tp=7&oh=5b953f51f5e895ea2667e70d69ca19ae&oe=5E984773
Candlesticks. 1900-1950. Bronze. Jugendstil.
Candlesticks. 1900-1950. Jugendstil. Bronze. Maker not known. Image © 2020 Catawiki. Fair use license. via https://www.catawiki.com/lots/5868259-two-bronze-jugendstil-candlesticks
Candelabra. ca. 1900. Jugendstil. German.
Candelabra in polished pewter, each with a crimped hexagonal base supporting open stylized flowing organic foliate centers. ca. 1900. Jugendstil. German. Pewter. Marks for Orivit and the number 2119 to the underside. Orivit, maker. Image © 1996 – 2019 GoAntiques LLC, Fair use license. via https://www.goantiques.com/ivit-jugendstil-secessionist-46682955
Candlesticks, especially designed with the round ball weight to keep the candlestick from being knocked over.
Cantilever candlesticks, especially designed with the round ball weight to keep the candlestick from being knocked over and to be safely carried in the hand to be set down. ca. 1900. German. Jugendstil. Copper and brass. Carl Deffner Esslingen, maker. Marks: Underside stamped “CDE” within a shield with two crossed halberds. Image © 2002-2020 LiveAuctioneers and The Pedestal, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/66239428_pair-of-german-jugendstil-copper-and-brass-candlesticks