Thursday, 22 July 2021

Picturing Scent: The Tale of a Beached Whale

quote [ What can visual art teach us about scent, stench, and the mysterious substance known as ambergris? Lizzie Marx follows a “whale-trail” across history to discover the olfactory paradoxes of the Dutch Golden Age. ]

A wail beach on a beached whale
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[by ScoobySnacks@5:29amGMT]

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maximumtodd said @ 8:48am GMT on 22nd Jul
mechanical contrivance said @ 2:30pm GMT on 22nd Jul
PRECIOUS AMBERGRIS
Paracetamol said @ 4:30pm GMT on 22nd Jul
humm, linseed oil doesn't smell so bad? Maybe it's a subjective thing.

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