Sleeping Hermaphroditus
In 1619, Cardinal Scipione Borghese commissioned the Baroque Italian sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini to sculpt the mattress under the marble figure. This work is a Roman copy that was probably inspired by a Greek original of the 2nd century BC. This statue is…

Victorian Dress
Under Queen Victoria’s rule, England enjoyed a period of economic growth along with technological advancement. Mass production of sewing machines in the 1850s as well as the advent of synthetic dyes introduced major changes in fashion. Clothing could be made…

Bust of Emperor Commodus
Roman Emperor Commodus, or Caesar Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus, was emperor from 177-192. His brutal misrule precipitated civil strife that ended 84 years of stability and prosperity within the empire.

Brass Artifact
Photogrammetry of a brass artifact

Gates of Paradise (Grace Cathedral)
The cathedral entrance has a large pair of doors, often called the “Ghiberti doors.” They are a copy of the doors of the Florence Baptistery by Lorenzo Ghiberti, also dubbed the “Doors of Paradise.”

Old Testament Children's Doors (Grace Cathedral)
This is a detailed view of the Old Testament Children’s Doors at the entrance to the South Tower of Grace Cathedral, an Episcopal cathedral on Nob Hill, San Francisco. The doors were designed and sculpted by Bruce Moore in 1964. The doors are 12 feet tall…

Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II (Venice)
Part of a monument to Vittorio Emanuele II on the Riva degli Schiavoni in Venice. Vittorio Emanuele II (1849-1861) was the first King of united Italy in 1861.

Armillary Sphere
Demonstration model of the solar system featuring Earth, Moon, and Earth’s seasonal changes - Electric driven. Built by John Emerson Scott in Los Angeles in the 1920’s Technical Stats: Shot with Canon 5DsR 24mm lens. Aperture: f/11. ISO: 100. Shutter speed:…