Bats and Umbrellas by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1882
Madonna Oriflamma by Nicholas Roerich, 1932
A map of Crimea by the Turkish geographer Piri Reis, c. 1521
Mijbil, a smooth-coated otter from Iraq (one of the last surviving members of his species) living in a house on the west coast of Scotland, from Ring of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell, 1956
The huntress Dian by Arthur Rackham, 1921
Fluctuat nec mergitur by Ferdynand Ruszczyc, 1905
This Latin phrase meaning “she is tossed by waves but does not sink” is the motto of the City of Paris.