Sea serpent. Children with fishes. 1887.
I need to delete the Tumblr app from my mind, because when I saw this, I just. My brain looked at this fantastic and imaginative engraving of an excellent snake, sniggered, memed, and presented it to my mind’s eye formatted as a flag, with a banner at the bottom reading
STEP ON ME
steppp meee onnnnn
i’llllll beeeee gonnnne
in a snake or twoooooo
this is such a powerful artifact that Tumblr tried to stop me from reblogging it