superbestiario:

True Romance: The Heartache of Wartime Farewells, April 1943 by Alfred Eisenstaedt at the height of the Second World War.

(via deplorate)

composersdoingnormalshit:

Alexander Scriabin having a picnic with his wife.

composersdoingnormalshit:

Alexander Scriabin having a picnic with his wife.

(via farewell-to-russia)

(Source: crystal-fur-vault, via 1901-a-space-odyssey)

omgthatdress:

Necklace and Earrings
mid-19th century
Christie’s

omgthatdress:

Necklace and Earrings

mid-19th century

Christie’s

timur-i-lang:

Pierced globe, Mamluk period, late 13th–early 14th centurySyria, Damascus
"Spherical incense burners, few of which have survived, were hung from the ceiling or from the vault of an arch, and the ingenious system of gimbals (also called cardan joints) inside the sphere stabilized the burning incense in the swinging container."

timur-i-lang:

Pierced globe, Mamluk period, late 13th–early 14th century
Syria, Damascus

"Spherical incense burners, few of which have survived, were hung from the ceiling or from the vault of an arch, and the ingenious system of gimbals (also called cardan joints) inside the sphere stabilized the burning incense in the swinging container."

(via elethiel)

omgthatdress:

Suit
1904
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

omgthatdress:

Suit

1904

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

tierradentro:

“Portrait of a Boy”, 1890, John Singer Sargent.

tierradentro:

Portrait of a Boy”, 1890, John Singer Sargent.

(via asiangeorge)

noireelf:

Annette Kellerman promoting women’s right to wear a fitted one-piece bathing suit, 1907.She was arrested for indecency.
Via @History_Pics on twitter

noireelf:

Annette Kellerman promoting women’s right to wear a fitted one-piece bathing suit, 1907.
She was arrested for indecency.

Via @History_Pics on twitter

(via my-ear-trumpet)

librar-y:

New York circa 1910. Fifth Avenue at 25th Street looking north.

librar-y:

New York circa 1910. Fifth Avenue at 25th Street looking north.

(via roxy-vampire)

shihlun:

August Sander, Jungbauern (Young Farmers), Westerwald, 1914 

shihlun:

August Sander, Jungbauern (Young Farmers), Westerwald, 1914 

(via randombeautysls)

omgthatdress:

Dress
1870
The Philadelphia Museum of Art

omgthatdress:

Dress

1870

The Philadelphia Museum of Art

fawnvelveteen:

Jeanne Paquin, La Cote d’Azur, 1914, George Barbier, La Gazette du Bon Ton.

fawnvelveteen:

Jeanne Paquin, La Cote d’Azur, 1914, George Barbier, La Gazette du Bon Ton.

(via 1901-a-space-odyssey)

omgthatdress:

Mantua
1740-1750
The Kyoto Costume Institute

omgthatdress:

Mantua

1740-1750

The Kyoto Costume Institute

fripperiesandfobs:

The Pink Silk Dress
Sir James Jebusa Shannon
1880’s

fripperiesandfobs:

The Pink Silk Dress

Sir James Jebusa Shannon

1880’s

(via 1901-a-space-odyssey)

oldsamovar:

Prince Felix Felixovich Yusupov

oldsamovar:

Prince Felix Felixovich Yusupov

(via 1901-a-space-odyssey)