Category Archives: mermarabilia

Little Mermaid, Hans Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, mermaids, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Natalie Waddell,

Han, the Little Merman

He may not be a prince but Copenhagen’s statue of the Little Mermaid finally has a companion almost a hundred years after she was unveiled in the harbour of Langelinie. ‘Han’ (meaning ‘him’ in Danish) is a polished stainless steel

Little Mermaid, Hans Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, mermaids, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Natalie Waddell,

Han, the Little Merman

He may not be a prince but Copenhagen’s statue of the Little Mermaid finally has a companion almost a hundred years after she was unveiled in the harbour of Langelinie. ‘Han’ (meaning ‘him’ in Danish) is a polished stainless steel

Herbert James Draper, Odyssey, Homer, mermaids, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Natalie Waddell,

Sirens versus mermaids

In Greek mythology, the Sirens were dangerous creatures, portrayed as femmes fatales who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island. Roman poets Virgil and Ovid located them on a

Herbert James Draper, Odyssey, Homer, mermaids, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Natalie Waddell,

Sirens versus mermaids

In Greek mythology, the Sirens were dangerous creatures, portrayed as femmes fatales who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island. Roman poets Virgil and Ovid located them on a

Little Mermaid gets her prince

For almost a century, Copenhagen’s iconic Little Mermaid statue has perched alone on a rock in the harbour, wistfully pining for the prince she has been promised – and now she will finally get her man, according to a report

Little Mermaid gets her prince

For almost a century, Copenhagen’s iconic Little Mermaid statue has perched alone on a rock in the harbour, wistfully pining for the prince she has been promised – and now she will finally get her man, according to a report

The Siren

‘The Siren’ is a life size holographic 3D projection, filmed entirely underwater, exploring the nature of the feminine mystic within the screen and the seemingly active male gaze. It explores the notion that, cast out from the patriarchal social order

The Siren

‘The Siren’ is a life size holographic 3D projection, filmed entirely underwater, exploring the nature of the feminine mystic within the screen and the seemingly active male gaze. It explores the notion that, cast out from the patriarchal social order

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Mermaids – nothing really found

Animal Planet has set Sunday, May 27 as the date it will air its two-hour special Mermaids: The Body Found in the US. The programme, which has been in the works for the past few years, promises to paint a

mermaids, mythology, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Natalie Waddell, transit of Venus,

Mermaids – nothing really found

Animal Planet has set Sunday, May 27 as the date it will air its two-hour special Mermaids: The Body Found in the US. The programme, which has been in the works for the past few years, promises to paint a

Wow! A real life mermaid! Sort of

Discovery Channel may have failed to find a real mermaid, but here’s one – or at least someone who describes herself as the world’s first freelance professional mermaid. Hannah Fraser has been fascinated by the mermaid myth since she was

Wow! A real life mermaid! Sort of

Discovery Channel may have failed to find a real mermaid, but here’s one – or at least someone who describes herself as the world’s first freelance professional mermaid. Hannah Fraser has been fascinated by the mermaid myth since she was

mermarabilia, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, transit of Venus, Natalie Waddell,

Discovery hasn’t discovered mermaids after all

This time last year Discovery Communications announced a new show it was lining up for its Animal Planet channel called Mermaids: The Body Found. “In the early 1990s, the United States Navy began a series of covert sonar tests that

mermarabilia, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, transit of Venus, Natalie Waddell,

Discovery hasn’t discovered mermaids after all

This time last year Discovery Communications announced a new show it was lining up for its Animal Planet channel called Mermaids: The Body Found. “In the early 1990s, the United States Navy began a series of covert sonar tests that