The Art of Poison

Woman Dispensing Poison from the Legend of Saint Germain of Paris, 1245–47, French, Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dead pretty, the perils of Georgian beauty regimes: https://artuk.org/discover/stories/dead-pretty-the-perils-of-georgian-beauty-regimes

An illustrated Old English Herbal: https://blogs.bl.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2017/04/an-illustrated-old-english-herbal.html

View the only surviving illustrated Old English herbal, the Cotton MS Vitellius C III, in the collection of the British Library.

The Death of Cleopatra, Ottmar Elliger the Younger (Dutch, 1666-1735)

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