The Hermitage

Painter, illustrator, maker of clocks & teller of tales, who travelled in a house on wheels to the edge of Dartmoor and now sits there amongst books and paint finding beauty in otherness..

This will be a scrapbook of ideas, visuals to inspire, and snippets from my own journey.

http://intothehermitage.blogspot.com
Inuit Shaman Drum Dancer
by Nelson Takkiruq
1989
whale bone, stone

Inuit Shaman Drum Dancer

by Nelson Takkiruq

1989

whale bone, stone


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Scottish tellings of Ivashko Medvedko in the next few weeks with @thehermitage! #moffat #glasgow #galgael
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Scottish tellings of Ivashko Medvedko in the next few weeks with @thehermitage! #moffat #glasgow #galgael

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The Pazyryk Carpet - the oldest carpet ever found, probably produced by the nomadic Scythian peoples of the Altai mountains in Siberia c. 5th century BC, discovered in a Scythian burial mound in the 1940s.
The decorations include winged griffins, horses and antlered deer motifs.
Now housed in the Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg
more info here

The Pazyryk Carpet - the oldest carpet ever found, probably produced by the nomadic Scythian peoples of the Altai mountains in Siberia c. 5th century BC, discovered in a Scythian burial mound in the 1940s.

The decorations include winged griffins, horses and antlered deer motifs.

Now housed in the Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

more info here


Photographs of Gypsies in Europe c. mid 20th C from the Dutch Nationaal Archief
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Photographs of Gypsies in Europe c. mid 20th C from the Dutch Nationaal Archief

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by Svetlana Rumak
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by Svetlana Rumak

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by Svetlana Rumak  
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by Svetlana Rumak  

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