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basilhallwards:

"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.

(Source: eriklehnhserr, via nabulione)


polishartandtea:

Józef Simmler 1823-1868 (Polish), Nobleman with a Parrot, 1859

polishartandtea:

Józef Simmler 1823-1868 (Polish), Nobleman with a Parrot, 1859

(Source: catonhottinroof, via malebeautyinart)



Posthumous Portrait of Jean-Baptiste Kleber - Adele de Kercado (1830)

Posthumous Portrait of Jean-Baptiste Kleber - Adele de Kercado (1830)

(Source: michelneys, via caulaincourt)


unspeakablevice:

minutemanworld:

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

(Source: history.org)


feistyphocion:

unspeakablevice:

……. 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.

feistyphocion:

unspeakablevice:

……. 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.


(Source: youtube.com, via deadbishop)


summer is actually the gothest time of the year, because it is the time that we goths suffer the most, which is goth

(Source: jobhaver, via cryingalonewithfrankenstein)


englandsdreaming:

[THINGS GET QUIET BECAUSE SIX DUDES IN WIGS JUST SHOWED UP]

(via feistyphocion)



Cesare Auguste Detti (1847-1914)

Cesare Auguste Detti (1847-1914)

(Source: sadnessdollart, via antiquelullaby)