Curiosity shop

Collection by Alexia Smit

Alexia Smit
polite clapper brooch : Gary Schott // from thought-provoking jewellery


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Collection of vintage globes. World globe. World map. Globes Terrestres, World Globes, Snow Globes, Globe Art, Map Globe, Globe Decor, Vibeke Design, Deco Retro, Cabinet Of Curiosities
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Online Wholesale Store for Reproduction Furniture | Home decor Supplier Melbourne

Get a wide-ranging historical replica furniture for your home only at AM Living � Online Antique & home decor store for reproduction furniture in Sydney, melbourne, Brisbane, Perth & Adelaide.

Seahorse -- Miniature Library of Forgotten Curiosities -- Etsy Boutique of L Delaney The Bell Jar, Bell Jars, Cabinet Of Curiosities, Deco Originale, Curiosity Shop, Glass Domes, Little Things, Mini Things, Dollhouse Miniatures
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The Miniature Library of Forgotten Curiosities

If you can't have your own velvet-curtained library complete with dusty volumes, mysterious documents and antique treasures, how about a miniature one? On my internet travels today, I stumbled upon the Etsy boutique of L. Delaney, artist and maker of tiny things. The pièce de résistance is this i

Insect Dioramas by Lisa Wood (Too funny! The two grasshoppers playing with a Ouijia board and enjoying tea and cake is my favorite. Beautiful Bugs, Insect Art, Weird And Wonderful, Dark Art, Illustrations, Cool Art, Sculptures, Decoration, Arts And Crafts

Insect Dioramas by Lisa Wood

Antique Mannequin-- Huh, putting nipples on mannequins back then even! Seems like such a silly thing to include on a mannequin. Antique Dolls, Vintage Dolls, Artist Mannequin, Mannequin Heads, Street Art, Vintage Mannequin, Pose, Creepy Dolls, Doll Parts
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Nicolas de Largillière, - Study of Hands (Louvre, Paris) Rococo Painting, Painting & Drawing, Oscar Wilde, Illustrations, Illustration Art, Louvre Paris, Show Of Hands, Art Gallery, Reproduction
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Study of hands

Nicolas de Largillière (1656-1746)

Good thing I'm going to the Ophthalmologist today! from The James Moore Ball Ophthalmology Collection. The National Museum of Health and Medicine. Medical Drawings, Medical Art, Medical Science, Medical History, Memento Mori, Illustrations Médicales, Medical Illustrations, Realistic Eye Drawing, Vintage Medical
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Silent Extras, Cinecitta, Rome, Italy 1952 by Herbert List Herbert List, Modern Photography, Vintage Photography, Black And White Photography, Street Photography, Willy Ronis, Matt Hardy, Marcus Black, Vintage Mannequin
Modern PhotographyBlack And White PhotographyMatt HardyMarcus BlackVintage Mannequin

sixpenceee: “ “The Tooth Worm as Hell’s Demon” is a carving made by an unknown artist in Century, France. The tooth worm was first noted by the Sumerians around 5000 BC. The hypothesis was that tooth decay was the result of a tooth worm boring. Instalation Art, Bizarre, Weird And Wonderful, French Artists, Dentistry, Dark Art, Amazing Art, Awesome, Lion Sculpture

Biomedical Ephemera, or: A Frog for Your Boils

teaology: “ The Tooth Worm as Hell’s Demon”, southern France, 18th Century; This artistically designed ivory carving is contained in a molar, 10.5 cm in height, which can be separated into two halves...

Anatomical dissection dream of upper extremity. Human Skeleton Anatomy, Human Anatomy, Gunther Von Hagens, Feeling Faint, Gross Anatomy, Post Mortem, Anatomy Models, Real Bodies, Medical Anatomy
Human AnatomyGunther Von Hagens

Detail of a piece at La Specola

Vintage Palmistry - the pile of detached hand models is a bit creepy. El Canton, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Cabinet Of Curiosities, Natural Curiosities, Bohemian House, Mystique, Palmistry, Ciel Phantomhive, Macabre
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Would this be considered early Lady Gaga wardrobe? Diving into the wonderful world of bizarre beauty pageants, let’s begin with Geene Courtney’s “Sausage Queen.” The contest was sponsored by the Zion Meat Company during National Hot Dog Week in

24 Strange, Vintage Beauty Pageant Queens | Team Jimmy Joe

Take a gander at a whole contingent of vintage beauty pageant queens – healthy young ladies who snapped up long coveted titles. Gosh, where are these pageants

Venus, Department and Collections for the History of Medicine, Vienna



Five women in the Verbena del Tabaco Festival beauty contest wearing swim suits and sitting in a large cigar box advertising the festival, Vintage Florida, Old Florida, Tampa Florida, Florida Style, Tampa Bay, Verbena, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Rare Photos
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It's No Contest! Strange Beauty Queens & Pageants | Team Jimmy Joe

Ah, the good ol’ days of beauty pageants. Once a great time-honored American tradition, today, beauty contests have lost their luster. It’s easy to see why.