Category: illustration


Mermaid by Brazilian contemporary artist Caroline Jamhour 


“ Art Deco Mermaid “  …  Life Magazine Cover, June 1931 … Artist: Henry Heier

[Sailor Gil Collection]


Mermaid by Peter Visscher 


Mermaid Sisters by Isabella Bryer ~

“  Mermaid with Seashell  “  …  Artist:  Victoria Frances [Spain]


September 1954



Hans Christian Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875)

From our stacks: Frontispiece “The Little Mermaid swam further out and watched to see who would come to the poor Prince.” from Andersen’s Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen. With One Hundred Illustrations by Frances Brundage. Akron, Ohio: The Saalfield Publishing Company, 1925.

“  Port of Hoi An  “  …  Vietnam, Circa 1800

“  The Sailor  “  …  Illustration by:   LOVATTO on flickr


A cannibal of a craft, tricking herself forth in the chased bones of her enemies.


A digital drawing of the Pequod, a whaleship. She has three masts and a red flag flying from the main mast, and she is painted black with white accents. A whale skull hangs on her bowsprit and there are whale teeth along her sides. The name ‘pequod’ is painted in gold on the side of the ship.)