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Depictions of animals in mediaeval times required a good memory - and, occasionally, a vivid imagination.
Mediaeval beasts 17 images
Art | Natural History
Have you ever visited Girona, one of Catalonia’s gems? Then you've surely noticed that the perfect way to get around town is by bicycle. This gallery celebrates 20 years of photographic conservation and research at CRDI/Ajuntament de Girona. ¡felicidades!
9 million bicycles in Girona! 21 images
Mediaeval grotesques 10 images
Art | Natural History
Mediaeval birds 17 images
Art | Natural History
Passionate flute playing, guitar wizardry and trumpet serenades: these musical scenes abound in joy and dedication, with a delightful touch of quirkiness.
Thank you for the music! 15 images
Music | Performing Arts | Photography
Photographer Wilhelm Weimar (1857-1917) had a highly individual style. His Herbarium of 1901 is a unique portfolio of organic compositions that testifies to his striking sense of composition, texture and detail.
Wilhelm Weimar 16 images
Natural History | Photography
How do you take your tea? Served in an elegant parlour, from a flask or during a Japanese ceremony? Since the 1840s, sitting down for a steamy cup of joy has become part of daily life all over the world.
Tea time 11 images
Food and Drink | Photography
Juvenal's 2000-year-old motto 'A healthy mind in a healthy body' is still valid in today's keep-fit culture. Mental well-being is often connected to regular physical exercise, shown in many varieties here!
Healthy mind, healthy body 10 images
The magic lantern was the most popular, creative and versatile instrument for visual communication before cinema. Through projection, the static medium of the photograph acquired new dynamics and a heightened sense of realism.
The Magic Lantern 11 images
Paintings of the landscapes and landmarks of Europe showing the variety and beauty of this great continent
European landscapes and landmarks 37 images
Art | Maps and Geography
Highlights of Europeana Fashion 15 images
Don Giovanni's tour of Europe 4 images
Art | Fashion | Music
The meaning of celebrity can be stretched to signify ‘fame’ in its absolute form: something that can be either linked to people, but to objects as well.
Celebrity fashion 13 images
Art Nouveau posters from the famous art movement. The latter half of the 19th century saw an increase in print media and advertising. Explore more in exhibition Art Nouveau - A Universal Style
Art Nouveau posters 23 images
Balls were an occasion to meet, chat, have fun and... show off! Browse this gallery to find the finest 19th and 20th century creations and toilettes for balls from Europeana Fashion Collection!
Clothes for the Ballroom 8 images
Some musical instruments were works of art in themselves, frequently decorated with, or shaped into, dragons, monsters or other legendary creatures.
Monstrous musical instruments 9 images
Art | Music
From the too big to the too small, fashion is a place where to experiment. Explore fashion design in its most extreme forms and let the eccentric blow your mind.
Eccentric Fashion 6 images
Celebrate springtime with the most shimmering flowers that you can find in Europeana Fashion archive!
Flowergems 8 images
Conquer the space with this astral selection of Europeana Fashion items perfect to reach to the stars!
Fashion Forward 9 images
Vintage photography of scenes and costumes from opera productions and the Kaunas State Theatre, one of the oldest functioning theatres in Lithuania. These photographs come from the collection of Kaunas City Museum.
Lithuanian opera costumes 33 images
Music | Photography
Follow the rich plot thread of this embroidered selection of pieces from our collection! From the 17th century to the most contemporary designs, enjoy the beauty of embroidery.
Embroidery 6 images
Artists' self-portrait's show the ways in which artists have portrayed themselves through time. These portraits show thoughts and feelings about individual artists, their art and the societies in which they lived and worked.
Artists' self-portraits 27 images
From the traditional to the most cheerful one, have a look at the prints in our Europeana Fashion collection!
Fashionable prints 4 images
Photographs, drawings, paintings and postcards of Europe's grand opera houses, concert halls and theatres.
Grand concert halls 8 images