The heroic age of flowers was full of pathos and adventure.
Illustration by Count Franz Graf von Pocci for Viola Tricolor in Pictures and Rhyme (Germany, 1875).
“Everyone likes a foxy cook.”
Illus. Jan Marcin Szancer, Brzechwa Dzieciom (1955).
“Tell me, who among God’s creatures is not led by the light of appetite?”
Illustration by A.L. Clement for Charles Holder’s Living Lights: A Popular Account of Phosphorescent Animals and Vegetables (1887).
“The superheroes of one age rarely translate to another – but the tights give them away.”
Wigman interposes himself between Demon Appetite and hapless youth… Geo. Cruikshank, Davy Jones – 1830s.