Thursday, 21 April 2011

pearl diving

hilliard / a treatise concerning the arte of limning / 1598

And Columbus, on the third voyage, sailing in the Gulf of Paria, observing the mangroves lining the shore, with tiny oysters clinging to their roots… the oyster shells open, to catch from the mangrove leaves the dewdrops that engender pearls

metcalf / genoa /54

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