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ElderFlower Cream

ElderFlower Cream Vzpt (280m1/174cups) of freshly picked elder-flowers 6 fl oz ( I 70m1/’/4Cup) of sweet almond oil ltbs of anhydrous lanolin 1-3 drops of an essential oil such as lemon or lavender. Optional. Place the lanolin in a bowl set over a pan of simmering water...

Medieval Art

Medieval Art Page from a parchment Bible, initial I with a portrayal of Genesis First half of the 13th century Parchment, opaque water colours Height 23.4 cm, width 28 cm Bredt 23, Kapsel 1593 In the Old Testament, in the book of Genesis, chapters land 2, the...

Medieval Art from Germany

Medieval Art from Germany Fragment of a page from Latin Bible with the initial L Thuringia-Saxony, 13th century Parchment Height 30 cm, width 18.5 cm Bredt 22, Kapsel 1593 The Bible is the holy book of the Christian churches and the basis of the Christian religion. It consists of...

Wheel-lock hunting gun

Wheel-lock hunting gun Germany, around 1600 Drawn barrel of blued steel; walnut stock with engraved bone inlays Length 130 cm, calibre 1.8 cm W1491 In the old German empire, the Holy Roman Empire, hunting was a privilege reserved for princes and noblemen; farmers and citizens were forbidden to...