Soldier attaching his breeches to his breastplate.1517. after a drawing by Michelangelo. Agostino Veneziano. Italian 1490-1540. engraving.
Nemrut Dagi - Mountain in South Eastern Anatolia/Turkey
MUCH LOVED Photographer Marc Nixon made a series of portraits of teddy bears and other stuffed animals along with their age, size and history. Some were very much loved :-)
These photos come from a book, “Much Loved” l Imprint : Abrams Image l Via
"It doesn’t happen all at once," said the Skin Horse. "You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don’t matter at all, because once you are Real you can’t be ugly, except to people who don’t understand.
Two Inuit hunters among ice floes, Alaska. June 24, 1916. Photo by Lomen Brothers.
Bronze head of Hadrian, from a larger statue (one and a quarter times life-size).
c. 117-138 AD. Found at London Bridge/River Thames.