Image: Theodor Geisel
in his home work room in La Jolla, Calif., in 1957. (Gene Lester/Getty Images)
Decades before he became a best-selling children’s book
author, Dr. Seuss, a.k.a. Theodor Geisel, created a series of sculptures he called
his “Unorthodox Taxidermy.” Using real horns, beaks and antlers, he
fashioned whimsical creatures which look like they jumped right out of his
I FORGOT TO POST THIS! AHHHH!!! Okay, this was a wedding gift for my friend @serialoutput and @blogssuchasthis! They both love steampunk/vintage stuff so I thought I attempt to make a small decorative model (around the size of two palms) with that certain aesthetic. (Books, Candles, goggles, top hat, bottles with multicolor “chemicals”, bookends holding books, and keys.) I hope you both enjoy it!!
Disclaimer: I am not soooo familiar with the steampunk aesthetic but I really enjoy it!
Andrea del Verrocchio (1435-1488)
“Christ and St. Thomas” (1467–1483)
Located at the Orsanmichele, Florence, Italy
The sculpture depicts the episode that gave rise to the term “Doubting Thomas.” During which Thomas the Apostle had doubted the resurrection of Jesus and had to feel the wounds that had been inflicted during his crucifixion for himself, in order to be convinced that it was really Jesus who had risen from the dead (John 20:24-29).
ea-edit book, candle, stool | another item separated into single objects the candle stool from the gothique set of the TS3 store. I made the stool & candles functional + the books can be stacked, and as always fully recolourable.