Austro-Hungarian propaganda poster, ca. 1914-1917. Caption: “Subscribe to the 6th War Loan.” Slaying dragons seems to have been a very popular theme in propaganda art with most of the countries involved in the war.
Book Cover by Roger of Helmarshausen ca.1100-10
This was on a local gun trading facebook.
It’s a Mauser chambered in 30-06 done by gunmaker Mahrholdt Peterlongo from Innsbruck, Austria. Seller wants $1900 for it, anyone want to toss a few hundred bucks my way?
Designs for Daggers
- Dated: circa 1644
- Artist: Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, 1607-1677)
- Type of art work: Print
- Medium: etching
Details from the rear cover of the Lindau Gospels.
Gilt silver, enamel, and jeweled bookcover
[Probably Salzburg, ca. 760–90]
Earlier binding used as lower cover on Lindau Gospels, Abbey of St. Gall, Switzerland, late ninth century
350 x 275 mm
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1901; MS M. 1
A book cover that looks like jewelry. And it’s over a thousand years old! Awesome.
Austrian 1926 postcard of Deutsche Turnerbund / German Gymnastics Union, a german nationalist health organization. The card slogan “Das Heil Das Letzte Liegt im Schwert’ / “Wellbeing in the End Lies with the Sword”