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The Getty Museum has a lovely page on decorated letters as they appear in illuminated manuscripts. The page itself has seven examples. To me, the first one and the last two are the most interesting and attractive.
Take a look at the very first one -- bet you'll agree.
Posted at 09:24 AM in Illuminated Mss. | Permalink
M13, the Great Globular Cluster in Hercules, at the Astronomy Picture of the Day site.
Posted at 11:40 AM in Astronomy | Permalink
These photos by Sprogger are pretty amazing -- Birds & Beasts. (Be sure to check out the larger size for the full effect.)
Posted at 12:25 PM | Permalink
Twelve photographs of sea coral, from the National Geographic site --
Orange cup coral
Anthias and soft coral
Anchor coral, with wrasse
Great Barrier Reef
Papua New Guinea
Posted at 01:07 PM in Nature, Photography | Permalink