A Mermaid, 1900 - John William Waterhouse - WikiArt.org
‘A Mermaid’ was created in 1900 by John William Waterhouse in Romanticism style. Find more prominent pieces of literary painting at Wikiart.org – best visual art database.
Vase, Wedgwood collection
Circa 1782 Vase, Wedgwood collection - Lady Lever Art Gallery, Liverpool museums: A blue jasper vase featuring white jasper applied decoration of the Muses, led by Apollo. In the ancient world Muses were goddesses of inspiration in literature, science and the arts. The white jasper decoration is formed in a mould and then applied. This type of decoration is called sprigging. On top of the lid is a figure of Pegasus, the winged horse.
Statue of Antinous (c. AD 130-138), a 'favourite' of the Roman emperor Hadrian. Antinous died in the Nile (though the exact circumstances are unknown). Hadrian then deified him, associating him with Osiris, and founded the city of Antinoopolis in Egypt, opposite Hermopolis Magna (Khmun/El-Ashmunein) in his memory. Now at the Lady Lever Art Gallery.
Port Sunlight plans demonstrate Unilever’s commitment to Spiritual Home
The Anglo–Dutch consumer products manufacturer Unilever is building a £24m "super factory" at Port Sunlight, its spiritual home on the Wirral.
MERSEYSIDE: PORT SUNLIGHT MUSEUM, WIRRAL. The late 19th Century village was built by William Hesketh Lever (later Viscount Leverhulme) to house his soap factory workers at Lever Brothers which eventually turned into the global giant Unilever. Lever was a philanthropist with a passion for art and architecture and Port Sunlight is an enduring testament to the achievements of this remarkable man.