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Japanese postcard - beautiful. Just beautiful. Saying anything else would perhaps undermine the creative genius behind this.

Modernizing Propaganda: Avant-Garde Postcards “Rising Sun, Cherry Blossoms, and Eagle” Images from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

indigo panel of japanese fabric featuring cranes, sun and waves from

indigo panel of Chinede fabric featuring cranes, sun and waves.these images represent ranking of government officials during Qing dynasty.

Greek Goddess of Victory, Nike by Mahealani Palepale. Wing Victory of Samothrace, also identified as the Goddess of Victory, Nike, was discovered by Charles Champoiseau in 1863 on a small island of Samothrace. This immaculate sculpture stands at 3.28m (11 feet) and is erected of Parian marble for the figurine and Gray Lartos marble for the base in which she stands on the bow of a vessel.

Has anyone noticed that Nike statues are always headless? of Victory! Winged Victory (Nike) of Samothrace, Greek statue (marble), century BC (Musée du Louvre, Paris).