Thursday, April 24, 2014
zolotoivek:

Soldiers at leisure at Ust-Dvinsk, c. 1900-17.

zolotoivek:

Soldiers at leisure at Ust-Dvinsk, c. 1900-17.

He closed his eyes, but instantly the crackle of gunfire, the roar of cannons, and the rattling of carriage wheels sounded in his ears; once more he saw the musketeers threading down the hillside, the French were firing, and he felt his heart palpitating as he rode forward beside Schmidt with the bullets whistling merrily all around, and he experienced tenfold the joy of living, as he had not done since he was a child. Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace, Book I: Chapter 11 (via ivankaramazovs)

thesoundofanime:

Show - Escaflowne 

Song - Yakusoku wa Iranai

Artist - Maaya Sakamoto

mothercolours:

Domenico Induno  Il ritorno del soldato ferito 1854 oil on canvas Height: 42.4 cm (16.7 in). Width: 53 cm (20.9 in). Gallerie di Piazza Scala

mothercolours:

Domenico Induno
Il ritorno del soldato ferito
1854
oil on canvas
Height: 42.4 cm (16.7 in). Width: 53 cm (20.9 in).
Gallerie di Piazza Scala

zolotoivek:

Aleksei Stepanov - A Tune on the Squeezebox, undated

zolotoivek:

Aleksei Stepanov - A Tune on the Squeezebox, undated

bestqualitybeksinski:

Zdzisław Beksiński

bestqualitybeksinski:

Zdzisław Beksiński

euo:

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
zolotoivek:

A Russian collective farmer stands guard near a stable after the German declaration of war against the Soviet Union, 1941.

zolotoivek:

A Russian collective farmer stands guard near a stable after the German declaration of war against the Soviet Union, 1941.

amusiclibrary:

Flute Sonata: I. Allegro malinconico - Francis Poulenc

Flute: Emmanuel Pahud
Piano: Eric le Sage

Click to listen to Movement II. “Cantilena”: Assez lent
Click to listen to Movement III. Presto giocoso