10.08.14 @ 20:09

c86:

Évrard de Rouvre - Le Jeu de cartes surréaliste (Surrealist playing cards), 1945

razkushutinstva:

Japanese stamp from 1937

10.02.14 @ 10:4312306

razkushutinstva:

Japanese stamp from 1937

asylum-art:

Stephen Mackey

Via: aima007

archatlas:

Rob Sato

proustitute:

J. M. W. Turner, Storm at Sea, c. 1824

09.23.14 @ 22:41220

proustitute:

J. M. W. Turner, Storm at Sea, c. 1824

magictransistor:

Mister Grimaldi, 1828.

09.23.14 @ 22:39207

magictransistor:

Mister Grimaldi, 1828.

erikkwakkel:

Selfie of drunk medieval decorator
This is an unusual image, in more than one sense of the word: it is a rare example of a selfie made by a person who decorated medieval books; and he is drinking on the job. Check out other selfies from medieval times - and the story behind them - in my new blog post: Medieval Selfies.
Pic: Stuttgart, Württembergische Landesbibliothek, Cod. mus. I 2 65 (dated 1512).

09.19.14 @ 11:35538

erikkwakkel:

Selfie of drunk medieval decorator

This is an unusual image, in more than one sense of the word: it is a rare example of a selfie made by a person who decorated medieval books; and he is drinking on the job. Check out other selfies from medieval times - and the story behind them - in my new blog post: Medieval Selfies.

Pic: Stuttgart, Württembergische Landesbibliothek, Cod. mus. I 2 65 (dated 1512).

houghtonlib:

As Scotland votes on its independence referendum tomorrow, a look back at some items from our collection promoting the union of the two crowns after the accession of James I in 1603.

Disclaimer: Houghton takes no position on the merits of union between Scotland and England, now or in 1603.

Cornwallis, William, Sir, -1631? The miraculous and happie union of England and Scotland. STC 5782.5

Thornborough, John, 1551-1641. A discourse plainely proving the euident vtilitie and vrgent necessitie of the desired happie vnion of the two famous kingdomes of England and Scotland. STC 24035

Hayward, John, Sir, 1564?-1627. A treatise of union of the two realmes of England and Scotland. STC 13011

mapsontheweb:

Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec Empire and what became Mexico City, in pre-Columbian America

09.17.14 @ 14:44774

mapsontheweb:

Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec Empire and what became Mexico City, in pre-Columbian America

houghtonlib:

A large wall map of Italy from 1676, mounted on four sheets.

Greutter, Matthias, 1565-1638. Italia, 1676.

*51-2503

Houghton Library, Harvard University

fer1972:

Dancing with Costica: Jane Long creates new photographs taking others from the past Century

2headedsnake:

Nancy Liang

08.07.14 @ 12:02150

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