Ink and Iron
historicaltimes:

This is Trench Warfare. Photo taken by an official British Photographer during WWI, c.1917

historicaltimes:

This is Trench Warfare. Photo taken by an official British Photographer during WWI, c.1917

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov:

Sgt. Flora Sandes was a British woman who found herself enlisted in the Serbian Army during World War I, having originally traveled there as an ambulance driver. She was highly decorated for her involvement in combat, but a wound in 1916 prevented further fighting. She was commissioned after the war, ending her military career as a Captain. Her experiences in the war earned her some mild celebrity, and her autobiography was well received.
(IWM)

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov:

Sgt. Flora Sandes was a British woman who found herself enlisted in the Serbian Army during World War I, having originally traveled there as an ambulance driver. She was highly decorated for her involvement in combat, but a wound in 1916 prevented further fighting. She was commissioned after the war, ending her military career as a Captain. Her experiences in the war earned her some mild celebrity, and her autobiography was well received.

(IWM)

It is not to be supposed, that the death of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand will have any immediate or salient effect on the politics of Europe.
— Commentary from the Manchester Guardian on the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand a century ago. Thirty-seven days later, Britain would declare war on Germany and Europe was plunged into a worldwide conflict in which more than 16 million people died in four years (Read more here)

(Source: royalwatcher)

ephemeral-elegance:

Platinum, Diamond, Emerald and Feathered Aigrette, 1914
Chaumet
via The Wedding Tiara

ephemeral-elegance:

Platinum, Diamond, Emerald and Feathered Aigrette, 1914

Chaumet

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mvmnm:

Xavier Dolan in Candy Magazine 2013

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crocobaby:

Do you think every president goes through a awkward first few weeks in office when they’re not sure when’s the right time to ask if aliens are real or not?

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hellomolls:

*swallows a watermelon seed* *thinks about that episode of Rugrats*

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tootsied:

you think you’re cool but you’re just room temperature

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hockpock:

qualiachameleon:

rocketumbl:

Theo Jansen  Strandbeest

Side note: These don’t have motors. They’re completely momentum/wind-powered and literally just wander around beaches unsupervised like giant abstract monsters.

these are both amazing and COMPLETELY TERRIFYING

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brsis:

ursulavernon:

fashionsfromhistory:

Evening Cape
Maria Gallenga 
1925
MET

The world suffered a great loss when capes went out of fashion.

we can bring them back. together. all of us.

brsis:

ursulavernon:

fashionsfromhistory:

Evening Cape

Maria Gallenga 

1925

MET

The world suffered a great loss when capes went out of fashion.

we can bring them back. together. all of us.

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valinaraii:

Sarah Bernhardt as Napoleon II in Rostand’s play L’Aiglon.  There is a lot of graphic documents (photos, postcards, illustrations) about Bernhardt and L’Aiglon here.

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reuters:

The Supermoon rises over houses in Olvera, in the southern Spanish province of Cadiz, July 12, 2014. Did you miss the Supermoon? See our gallery: http://reut.rs/U4OTGR
(Photo credit: REUTERS/Jon Nazca)

reuters:

The Supermoon rises over houses in Olvera, in the southern Spanish province of Cadiz, July 12, 2014. Did you miss the Supermoon? See our gallery: http://reut.rs/U4OTGR

(Photo credit: REUTERS/Jon Nazca)

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jackviolet:

Dress and kokoshnik of a Russian tsarevna (princess) prior to the 17th. c.

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