"i wish i was born in the 90s" says the young girl. suddenly, her surroundings change- french flags fly above and around her, crowds are cheering. it is france, 1793. the king is dead. long live the revolution.
Józef Simmler 1823-1868 (Polish), Nobleman with a Parrot, 1859
Posthumous Portrait of Jean-Baptiste Kleber - Adele de Kercado (1830)
Two fantastic pairs of spectacles dating to the second half of the 18th century. Top is a pair dating to 1750-1785, bottom is a pair from 1785-1800.
Both pairs would serve as great inspirations for a steampunk look.
#MakesMeThinkAbout #Robespierre #AndEven #Fabre
oh hey I have the same ones that are on the bottom how cool I was trying to figure out exactly what period they were from yey
……. ha, non.
This is from a 2012 article on the ‘Top 10 Bizarre Uses for Human Skin’. At least they acknowledge the possibly “apocryphal – likely propaganda” nature of stories but still… JFC.
Where’s that one thing I made that one time? Oh yeah, now I remember.
In all seriousness, though, this story needs to stop.