Monday

It is May first!


Have a blessed May Day!


by H. Fischer
Purchase the postcard here


'Sunny Rhymes for Happy Children',
rhymes by Olive Beaupre Miller,
illustrations by Carmen L. Browne.
Published by Volland, 1917
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Maypole celebration, Kentfield, 1910
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From avintage German children's book
called 'Froher Anfang', 1958
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Victorian children dancing around a Maypole
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Flowers of May...


Rae Sloan Bredin (1880-1933): 'May Day'
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'Flowers of May' by
William John Hennessy (1839-1917)
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A garland of flowers on the first day of May


Girl, with flowers in hair, holding flower garland
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Garland of Flowers
by Henry Peach Robinson
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May Day (May 1st) festivities at National Park Seminary,
Forest Glen, Maryland in 1907
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Fritz Beinke (1842-1906)


A Spring Day in the Country
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'A May Evening'


'A May Evening' by Igor Grabar, 1905
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Elizabeth Adela Forbes (1859-1912) A May Evening
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The First May Flowers, 1917


Førsta majblomman, Gøteborg 1917

Arnold Böcklin (1827-1901) - Spring


Children Carving May Flutes, 1865
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A Spring Anthem
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Tafel 88

Vita somnium breve, 1888
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Spring Evening
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The Spring
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Spring
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'Admiration', ca. 1899


František Kupka (1871-1957)
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Sunday

Midnight blue pottery bowl with ruffled rim


This stunning handmade ceramic serving
bowl has a stylish ruffled rim. This is a handy size for
almost anything you serve, especially bright green
veggies that contrast with the brilliant blue glaze


Lurearts, Etsy


Théo van Rysselberghe (1862-1926)


Woman with Violin aka Portrait of Rene Druet, 1910
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Sleeping Woman
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Portrait of a Young Girl in Red
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'The Dance of Death'


Max Slevogt (1868–1932): 'Totentanz'
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'Narre Tod mein Spielgesell', ca. 1921-22



'Fool Death, my Playmate', 1921
by Franz Fiedler (1885-1965)
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János Thorma (1870-1937)


Intimate Moments
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Narcotic Flower Stream, 1928
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Aladár Körösfői-Kriesch (1863-1920)


Death in Pursuit of Man
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Memory, 1905
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Man in Pursuit of Death, 1905
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'Sir Galahad'


by Robert Burns, 1891
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Raw...ring and earrings


Raw and natural herkimer diamond,
brushed sterling silver band, sterling silver rivet
Lumafina, Etsy



Sterling silver earrings with raw quartz stones
Toosis, Etsy

'Figure with Eagle in Flight'


by Gustaf Tenggren (1896-1970)
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Polar bear trade cards


Polar bear trade card
by Silva Bilderdienst Zurich, Switzerland, 1944
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This mechanical polar bear (trade card) rolls
his eyes, moves his tongue, and his ears move.
But you do have to move that tab on the lower
right corner, or he won't move
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Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil trade card
Monkey pulling polar bear's tooth

The front shows amonkey pulling down on rope that
is tied over tree and to a polar bear's tooth. A painful
site with the polar bear's bloody mouth. Sign on tree
reads 'Teeth extracted without pain', which must
mean that the polar has taken lots of the product
Found here