Little Penny Dreadful
centuriespast:

MINIATURIST, GermanThe Book of Divine Works by Hildegard of Bingenc. 1230Manuscript (Ms. 1942), 360 x 260 mm (folio size)Biblioteca Statale, Lucca

centuriespast:

MINIATURIST, German
The Book of Divine Works by Hildegard of Bingen
c. 1230
Manuscript (Ms. 1942), 360 x 260 mm (folio size)
Biblioteca Statale, Lucca

beckerrarebooks:

Jean-Martin Charcot, the famous 19th-century French neurologist, lectures on the symptoms of hysteria.

beckerrarebooks:

Jean-Martin Charcot, the famous 19th-century French neurologist, lectures on the symptoms of hysteria.

W. Curtis Taylor, Walt Whitman and the Butterfly, 1877

W. Curtis Taylor, Walt Whitman and the Butterfly, 1877

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1870-90s, [tintype portrait of a sexy milkman]
via Cowan’s Auctions

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1870-90s, [tintype portrait of a sexy milkman]

via Cowan’s Auctions

miresalemcort:

Berthe. Les Vampires, 1820.
Les Vampires it is a frontispiece from a text published in Paris, 1820. Demonologist during the nineteenth century, Jacques Auguste Simon Collin de Plancy was best known for his Dictionnaire Infernal, 1818.
Titled at the bottom and signed by Berthe, the image shows in the foreground a female figure with a long corseted dress, apparently asleep lying on the roots of a tree, almost molten with the earth and a tombstone with the inscription "Rosalie Morle […]" displays the female as part of the bodies around, resembling a representation of the Dream, because her body has not yet been fully resurrected…

miresalemcort:

Berthe. Les Vampires, 1820.

Les Vampires it is a frontispiece from a text published in Paris, 1820. Demonologist during the nineteenth century, Jacques Auguste Simon Collin de Plancy was best known for his Dictionnaire Infernal, 1818.

Titled at the bottom and signed by Berthe, the image shows in the foreground a female figure with a long corseted dress, apparently asleep lying on the roots of a tree, almost molten with the earth and a tombstone with the inscription "Rosalie Morle […]" displays the female as part of the bodies around, resembling a representation of the Dream, because her body has not yet been fully resurrected…

miresalemcort:

John Henry Anderson. Spirit Rapping Exposed By Professor Anderson The Wizard Of The North, c.1855, London.

miresalemcort:

John Henry Anderson. Spirit Rapping Exposed By Professor Anderson The Wizard Of The North, c.1855, London.

enigmarelle:

beauobscurite:

midwinter-tears:

vallarmorghulis:

funeral-wreaths:

crushthyflowers:

lost-in-centuries-long-gone:


Frances Benjamin Johnston - Isadora Duncan’s dancers, circa 1900-1915
[From The Library of Congress]


(via liquidnight)

Mary Pickford, 1910s.

Mary Pickford, 1910s.

Paul Burty Haviland, Florence Peterson en kimono portant des fleurs, between 1909/ 1910

Paul Burty Haviland, Florence Peterson en kimono portant des fleurs, between 1909/ 1910

feuille-d-automne:

 Florence Peterson assise par Paul Burty Haviland , c 1909 .
 

feuille-d-automne:

 Florence Peterson assise par Paul Burty Haviland , c 1909 .