Wednesday, 5 September 2012

civilis seditio

"The Aegyptian Pyramides & colossus" (Pyramids & Sphinx) anonymous engraver after a picture by George Sandys, published in Sandys Relation of a Journey begun An Dom. 1610

An emblem of the English Civil War with a double-headed snake crawling before the Egyptian pyramids with the head of the Sphinx at the left. 1643 /Wenceslas Hollar

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