Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale, The Little Mermaid. Caption reads: 'The little Mermaid watches' (little mermaid in the seafoam). HCA: Danish author. 2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875. Illustrated by Helen Stratton.
cicada - Cicadetta - This is a teneral cicada (=soft and newly emerged).
Illustrated dreams by Esmé Shapiro
John Reinhard Weguelin "The mermaid" 1906 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!