lostsplendor:

Snake Skeleton by John William Orr, c. 1856 via Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection, New York Public Library Digital Gallery

lostsplendor:

Snake Skeleton by John William Orr, c. 1856 via Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection, New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward go record shopping in Paris, photographed by Gordon Parks, 1959.
Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward go record shopping in Paris, photographed by Gordon Parks, 1959.

It’s hilarious how some people almost go insane when I give them the silent treatment.

Fine, Oronce, 1494-1555. La theorique des cieulx et sept planetes, avec leurs mouvements, orbes & disposition, 1558.

*FC5.F494.528tb 

Houghton Library, Harvard University


Ptolemy, active 2nd century. Geographicae enarrationis libri octo, 1525.
Typ 520.25.715
Houghton Library, Harvard University

Ptolemy, active 2nd century. Geographicae enarrationis libri octo, 1525.

Typ 520.25.715

Houghton Library, Harvard University


Павел Рыженко (1970-2014) “Царево молчание”

Павел Рыженко (1970-2014) “Царево молчание”


Paul Newman, 1959, photo by Leo Fuchs

Paul Newman, 1959, photo by Leo Fuchs


by George Platt Lynes

by George Platt Lynes

Max Ernst

Max Ernst


A lesson of dancing in a male gymnasium, Russian Empire

A lesson of dancing in a male gymnasium, Russian Empire


Female IRA Volunteers

Female IRA Volunteers


Ali by Gordon Parks. 

Ali by Gordon Parks. 


Vasily Surikov - Morning of Streltsy’s Execution

Vasily Surikov - Morning of Streltsy’s Execution