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1337tattoos — Olga Nekrasova

1337tattoos — Olga Nekrasova

Alien and science-fiction gargoyles sculpted on ancient churches around the world...

Alien and science-fiction gargoyles sculpted on ancient churches around the world...

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1930's movie poster "Are You Fit to Marry?"  About Fornication and girls not Virgins on their wedding night.

1930's movie poster "Are You Fit to Marry?" About Fornication and girls not Virgins on their wedding night.

Lachrymatory, tear catcher, necklace. (How come they never made ones to catch all the snot that comes from crying?)

Lachrymatory, tear catcher, necklace. (How come they never made ones to catch all the snot that comes from crying?)

The history of the tear bottle is captivating and poignant. Tear bottles were prevalent in ancient Rome and Egypt, when mourners would collect their tears and bury them with loved ones to show honor and devotion.    Tear bottles re-appeared during the 19th century Victorian era, when tears were collected in bottles with special stoppers; the tears evaporated and once gone, the mourning period ended, but the bottle remained as a token of eternal devotion.

The history of the tear bottle is captivating and poignant. Tear bottles were prevalent in ancient Rome and Egypt, when mourners would collect their tears and bury them with loved ones to show honor and devotion. Tear bottles re-appeared during the 19th century Victorian era, when tears were collected in bottles with special stoppers; the tears evaporated and once gone, the mourning period ended, but the bottle remained as a token of eternal devotion.

Black Cat Art

Black Cat Art

Henriette Ronner-Knip (Dutch, 1821-1909) - Kitten oil-sketches on panel.  Things of beauty I like to see

Henriette Ronner-Knip (Dutch, 1821-1909) - Kitten oil-sketches on panel. Things of beauty I like to see

Shadow/Puppets by JoshSemans, via Flickr

Shadow/Puppets by JoshSemans, via Flickr