Posts Tagged With: Oil Lamps

LUCERNA

 

“The light of love, the purity of grace,
The mind, the Music breathing from her face,
The heart whose softness harmonised the whole —
And, oh! that eye was in itself a Soul!”

 

 ~ George Gordon Byron ~

 

000 lucernaDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Weisenau, Germany in July 1987.


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COITUS MORE FERARUM

 

“Skill makes love unending.”

 

~ Ovid ~

 

000 coitus more ferarumPhoto of a Roman lamp depicting coitus more ferarum, just after it had been excavated and not yet fully cleaned, taken in Weisenau, Germany in July 1987.


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