Richard Osborn

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2,000-year-old roman face cream with visible, ancient fingermarks The contents were so well preserved (you can still see finger marks in the cream) that the team was able to recreate the product from...

Ancient Roman Cosmetics Unearthed in London; interesting article regarding the world's oldest cosmetic facial cream, complete with the finger marks of its last user years ago, found by archaeologists excavating a Roman temple

"Picture of the Monk's Hood Worn by Giovanni della Verna in the 11-12th Century"

Chaperon monacal - 1290 - Italy "Picture of the Monk's Hood Worn by Giovanni della Verna Hood dated to 1290 (?

Hose worn below armor in 14-15th century, Bayrische National Museum, Munchen. Photo - bildindex.de

Hose worn below armor in century, Bayrische National Museum, Munchen. or at Germanische Nationalmuseum (website: www.de/) The Germanic National Museum is the largest museum of cultural history of the German language area.

This 14th century woollen hood was found in Herjolfsnes, Greenland (image Danish national museum, Copenhagen)

century hood (probably of wool) from Greenland. In the collection of the Danish National Museum, Copenhagen.

Silver Folding spoon with leather box, 1300-1400. Legacy of Hermann von Goch, Cologne. Germany. MAK Köln, Source.

design-is-fine: Silver Folding spoon with leather box, Legacy of Hermann von Goch, Cologne.

eyeglass case and nose spectacles dated "1558" on the top. E Cl 21.030. Carved wood, brass hinges. Two people are carved on the front while on the back a man is holding open the mouth of a lion, and there are symbols (weapons) of a Cardinal so the front and the back. This is the oldest know eyeglass case with an actual date on it. Glasses look like silver, frame is an unusual form with lateral slots for lens insertion. May not be original, as they have soldering and screws, so may be early…

eyeglass case and nose spectacles dated on the top. E Cl Carved…