Wednesday, November 23, 2005

The Tulip Book




The Tulip Book of P.Cos in the Special Collections of Wageningen UR Library. The handpainted book was made in 1637 during the tulipomania that swept Holland. The third image above was worth the equivalent of $US 2-3 million at today's rates!

2 comments:

dinesh said...

Why do i get the feeling that this post is not up to your usual aesthetic standards .... :)

pk said...

Heh. You read me too well and in too many places!

It was the prodigal link.

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