catherine-die-grosse:

people who genuinely love history and have their own specialization and get so excited that their faces light up when they talk about their favorite country or person keep me going man

keep on keepin’ on

(Source: arabacuspulpus)

overlypolitebisexual:

be your OWN problematic fave

wickedgirlssavingourselves:

Brontësaurus
rubyetc:

We are co-existing. I’m sort of too tired to be afraid so whatever. Be there, have a crisp

rubyetc:

We are co-existing. I’m sort of too tired to be afraid so whatever. Be there, have a crisp

fripperiesandfobs:

Evening dress designed by Hardy Amies for Queen Elizabeth II, 1958
From Kensington Palace via My London Life

fripperiesandfobs:

Evening dress designed by Hardy Amies for Queen Elizabeth II, 1958

From Kensington Palace via My London Life


Lady Agnew of Lochnaw, John Singer Sargent, 1893.

Lady Agnew of Lochnaw, John Singer Sargent, 1893.

(Source: lilacdaydream)

marthajefferson:

theyorkist:

19th century bracelet of cameos in raised relief of the Olympic gods. The seven gods depicted are the gods of the planets in correct order to their relationship to the seven days of the week. From left to right they are: Diana the moon for Monday, Mars for Tuesday, Mercury for Wednesday, Jupiter for Thursday, Venus for Friday, Saturn for Saturday, and Apollo for Sunday.

cinematicbeings:

famous women and their actresses
queen elizabeth I of england

Sarah Bernhardt in Les Amours de la reine Élisabeth (1912)
Athene Seyler in Drake of England (1935)
Florence Eldridge in Mary of Scotland (1936)
Flora Robson in Fire Over England (1937) and The Sea Hawk (1940)
Bette Davis in The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) and The Virgin Queen (1955)
Maria Koppenhöfer in Das Herz der Königin (1940)
Jean Simmons in Young Bess (1953)
Agnes Moorehead in The Story of Mankind (1957)
Irene Worth in Seven Seas to Calais (1962)
Judith Anderson in Elizabeth the Queen (1968)
Glenda Jackson in Elizabeth R (1971) and Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)
Jenny Runacre in Jubilee (1977)
Lalla Ward in Crossed Swords (1977)
Quentin Crisp in Orlando (1992)
Cate Blanchett in Elizabeth (1998) and Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Judi Dench in Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Imogen Slaughter in Elizabeth (2000)
Catherine McCormack in Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004)
Anne-Marie Duff in The Virgin Queen (2005)
Helen Mirren in Elizabeth I (2005)
Martha Howe-Douglas in Horrible Histories (2009-2013)
Laoise Murray in The Tudors (2010)
Joely Richardson in Anonymous (2011)
Vanessa Redgrave in Anonymous (2011)

centuriespast:

A locket with hair from Mary Shelley and her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley. CreditBodleian Library, Oxford

centuriespast:

A locket with hair from Mary Shelley and her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley. CreditBodleian Library, Oxford

(Source: The New York Times)

magictransistor:

Detail of flowers from the Ghent Altarpiece (containing the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb), begun by Hubert van Eyck (who died in 1426) and completed by his younger brother Jan van Eyck in 1432.

magictransistor:

Detail of flowers from the Ghent Altarpiece (containing the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb), begun by Hubert van Eyck (who died in 1426) and completed by his younger brother Jan van Eyck in 1432.

I would rather be the corpse I was, than the man I am.

(Source: lexysaurusrex)

shredsandpatches:

sokillintime:

FANTASY…

via short film, life’s a pitch

AMAZING