Tasselled Leatherjacket (Chaetodermis penicilligera)
Transparent fins, weed like appendages and striped patterning help the tasselled leatherjacket blend into its underwater environment. Leatherjackets get their names from their tough, scaleless skin.
© Australian Museum
Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department, Widener 004, detail of f. 195r. Book of Hours, use of Rennes. France, beginning of the 15th century.
St. Apollonia, patron saint of dentistry, undergoing martyrdom by forcible tooth extraction (and later beheading) while the chairside assistant looks on with indifference.
Tibetan anatomy: Vulnerable Points.
These Tibetan medical tangkas were “painted by the Nepalese tangka artist Romio Shrestha and his Tibetan, Nepalese, and Bhutanese students in Kathmandu during seven years in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s.”