Saturday, July 26, 2014
viktor-sbor:

Alfred Rethel, Another Dance of Death of the Year 1848 - Horseman Death.

viktor-sbor:

Alfred Rethel, Another Dance of Death of the Year 1848 - Horseman Death.

Monday, July 21, 2014
fucking-history:

Bashibazouks, or irregular soldiers in the Ottoman army, held captive by the Russians during the Russo-Turkish war of 1887-88
Painting by Russian war painter Vasily Vereshchagin

fucking-history:

Bashibazouks, or irregular soldiers in the Ottoman army, held captive by the Russians during the Russo-Turkish war of 1887-88

Painting by Russian war painter Vasily Vereshchagin

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

scienceofsarcasm:

Evening Post: August 12, 1899.
"She immediately alighted, caught hold of the astonished youth, and gave him a sound thrashing, using her fists in a scientific fashion…”

I would love to know what this means.

viktor-sbor:

"Torwächter" Carl Spitzweg (1808-1885)

viktor-sbor:

"Torwächter" Carl Spitzweg (1808-1885)

Monday, July 14, 2014
history-of-fashion:

ab. 1815 John James Masquerier - Portrait believed to be Lieutenant Colonel S. Coote Martin

history-of-fashion:

ab. 1815 John James Masquerier - Portrait believed to be Lieutenant Colonel S. Coote Martin

tierradentro:

“Street at Saverne”, 1858, James McNeill Whistler.

tierradentro:

Street at Saverne”, 1858, James McNeill Whistler.

Friday, July 11, 2014 Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Entrance of Guglielmo Pepe in Naples at the head of the Constitutional army, 9 July 1820
Some basic facts on the 1820-21 uprisings in the Kingdom of Two Sicilies here (in Italian) because the English wiki gives even less than the bare bones.
Source

Entrance of Guglielmo Pepe in Naples at the head of the Constitutional army, 9 July 1820

Some basic facts on the 1820-21 uprisings in the Kingdom of Two Sicilies here (in Italian) because the English wiki gives even less than the bare bones.

Source

gjvdbent:

Napoli, 1850s

gjvdbent:

Napoli, 1850s

(Source: blaaargh)

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
1910-again:

Witold Pruszkowski, Going into Exile 1893

1910-again:

Witold Pruszkowski, Going into Exile 1893