telkb:

Edward Gorey, The Great Veiled Bear. A Future Unremembered Poet of the Seventeenth Century Accepts a Christmas Cookie from the Great Veiled Bear.

telkb:

Edward Gorey, The Great Veiled Bear. A Future Unremembered Poet of the Seventeenth Century Accepts a Christmas Cookie from the Great Veiled Bear.

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inland-delta:

Chikuyou Hasegawa(長谷川 竹葉), illustrated plant chart:  edible leaves , pungent herbs, mushrooms and seaweed, 1873 .

inland-delta:

Chikuyou Hasegawa(長谷川 竹葉), illustrated plant chart:  edible leaves , pungent herbs, mushrooms and seaweed, 1873 .

(Source: digital.archives.go.jp, via scientificillustration)

thesoviette:

Soviet children’s book illustrations via “Inside the Rainbow: Russian Children’s Literature 1920–35: Beautiful Books, Terrible Times”

Hate the obnoxiously reactionary title of this book; love the images! (#4 by El Lissitzky in his Vitebsk tenure)

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petitpoulailler:

my-ear-trumpet: “I’m very sorry, Count D’algout. It is most embarrassing, but the lady you brought with you tonight is spreading communist propaganda in the powder room”— from the movie Ninotchka (1939)

petitpoulailler:

my-ear-trumpet“I’m very sorry, Count D’algout. It is most embarrassing, but the lady you brought with you tonight is spreading communist propaganda in the powder room”— from the movie Ninotchka (1939)

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eighteenthcenturyfiction:

Winter is coming! Showing off on the ice almost invariably leads to a clumsy fall.
The word “clumsy” actually appears in some Eighteenth-Century Fiction articles, which surprised me. All the essays below are free to read at the journal archive:

Conversion, Seduction, and Medicine in Smollett’s Ferdinand Count FathomAuthor: John McAllister


`The Glory of Motion’: Carriages and Consciousness in the Early NovelAuthor: John A. Dussinger

Exemplarity and Excess in Fielding’s FictionAuthor: Jonathan Lamb

Secretaries of the Interior: Narratorial Collaboration in Sarah Scott’s Millenium HallAuthor: William H. Wandless


Fathoming Intelligence: The ‘Impartial’ Novelist and the Passion for News in Tobias Smollett’s Ferdinand Count FathomAuthor: Lee F. Kahan

Narratives of Emergence: Jean Paul on the Inner LifeAuthor: William N. Coker

eighteenthcenturyfiction:

Winter is coming! Showing off on the ice almost invariably leads to a clumsy fall.

The word “clumsy” actually appears in some Eighteenth-Century Fiction articles, which surprised me. All the essays below are free to read at the journal archive:

Exemplarity and Excess in Fielding’s Fiction
Author: Jonathan Lamb

Narratives of Emergence: Jean Paul on the Inner Life
Author: William N. Coker

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regardintemporel:

Robert Doisneau - Les Géants du Nord, 1951

regardintemporel:

Robert Doisneau - Les Géants du Nord, 1951

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speciesbarocus:

Inside Prague’s astronomical clock.

> Photos by Michael Panse.

venceslaugama:

Figurinhas do Zequinha: a maior contribuição de Curitiba para a cultura nacional. Mais aqui.

venceslaugama:

Figurinhas do Zequinha: a maior contribuição de Curitiba para a cultura nacional. Mais aqui.

centuriespast:

CALLOT, JacquesThe Two Pantaloons1616EtchingBritish Museum, London

centuriespast:

CALLOT, Jacques
The Two Pantaloons
1616
Etching
British Museum, London