mariemot:

 Jakko-in and surrounding area, Ohara, Kyoto | 寂光院とその周辺

more photos here

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blooms-and-shrooms:

Hibiscus schizopetalus by Jacky Parker Floral Art on Flickr.

blooms-and-shrooms:

Hibiscus schizopetalus by Jacky Parker Floral Art on Flickr.

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kiraablue:

by Olaf Hajek

kiraablue:

by Olaf Hajek

reflexes:

hreinn fridfinnsson

attending, 1973

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rudygodinez:

F. Krantz Company, Nine Cardboard Crystal Models, (1920’s)

In 1833, Adam August Krantz (who studied pharmacy and later “Geognosie” at the “Bergakademie Freiberg”) founded the “Krantz” company in Bonn. Four years later Krantz moved to Berlin and sold minerals, fossils, rocks and basically acquired a monopoly in the production of crystal models made of pear wood, walnut and a variety of other materials. Ever since its foundation, the firm was always in contact with renowned scientists and important collectors. Hence in 1880 Krantz proposed a series of 743 models compiled for teaching purposes by the crystallographer Paul Groth. Seven years later a supplementary collection of 213 models was available.

At the onset of the 20th century, Friedrich Krantz (a nephew of August Krantz, with a degree in mineralogy) supported by his teacher the crystallographer Carl Hintze, offered a collection of 928 models including most of the Groth models. Later, and along with many other productions, a Dana collection of 282 models was manufactured. Krantz offered several collections of models in different sizes (5, 10, 15–25 cm). In addition he sold a variety of glass models having the crystallographic axes illustrated by colored silk threads or with the holohedral form made of cardboard inside. Also available were models in massive cut and polished glass (colored and uncolored), cardboard models, wire crystal models, crystal lattice models, models with rotating parts, etc. Over the years, Krantz published numerous detailed catalogues of the collections he offered; they constitute a precious documentation.

Above are nine Cardboard models produced by Friedrich Krantz in the mid 1920’s from the collection of the Gottingen Collection of Mathematical Models and Instruments.

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gingko leaves 

gingko leaves 

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mutablealien:

I went outside today

mutablealien:

I went outside today

nothing says hope quite like flowers growing through the cracks in concrete

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vivipiuomeno:

Sumyko ph.

vivipiuomeno:

Sumyko ph.

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artemisdreaming:

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artemisdreaming:

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How to make Mendl’s Courtesan Au Chocolat from Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel

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amare-habeo:

Odilon Redon - The Spring (Le Printemps) Tempera on  canvas, The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

amare-habeo:

Odilon Redon - The Spring (Le Printemps) Tempera on  canvas, The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

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indigodreams:

Willem van Aelst - Still Life with Peaches, Raspberries and Damsons

indigodreams:

Willem van Aelst - Still Life with Peaches, Raspberries and Damsons