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Re: Venus' Looking Glass...?
Nick Pelling wrote:
> Hi Dana,
> > > BTW: do you know which page z3610549.jpg is? (It's the page that starts
> > > with "the gallows of a thousand eyes")
> > Where did you see the reference to z3610549.jpg?
> It's a monochrome VMS image I downloaded from the Net, but Google's image
> search can't find it - so neither can I. (Bah!) :-(
Bernd Neuner has the answer. I still don't understand where the .jpg comes
from? I get the following (probably won't be able to access from this e-Mail)
when accessing this VMS monochrome image. Interestingly, I thought of this
folio (f42v) too when first seeing a picture of Triodanis perfoliata.
Triodanis perfoliata: (Specularia perfoliata, L.)
Dana Scott :-)
> FYI: it has the many-eyed gallows in the top left, but the bulk of the page
> consists (on the right) of a plant with bare roots at the bottom, five
> leaves (or petals?) in the middle, and what may be some kind of thorn (?)
> at the top, extending out of the. It's on the left of a folio (hence the
> lack of a number).
> When I saw the five-petalled flower of Venus' Looking Glass (both in your
> image and others), I was stylistically reminded of this page, but don't
> know its foliation reference. :-(
> Thanks, .....Nick Pelling.....