Another lovely Summer weekend has arrived.
Let's celebrate the day with some verse by John Dryden, born on August 9 (in the Old Style dating), 1631.
|Detail of a sphinx from an Eight-Light Candelabra (c.1785) possibly by Francois Remond|
|Detail of a lamia(?)from an Eight-Light Candelabra (c.1785) possibly by Francois Remond|
|Stairways in the West Pavilion at the Getty Center|
|Display of the Rocketdyne Operations Support Center at California Science Center|
|The space shuttle Endeavour|
|Mantel Clock (c.1780) by Joseph-Leonard Roque|