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oldbookillustrations:

Mrs. Barnett discharged the contents.
Alfred Quesnay de Beaurepaire, from The fur country, by Jules Verne, Boston, 1874.
(Source: archive.org)

oldbookillustrations:

Mrs. Barnett discharged the contents.

Alfred Quesnay de Beaurepaire, from The fur country, by Jules Verne, Boston, 1874.

(Source: archive.org)

art-and-fury:

Spectrum appearance of Banquo (for The Tragedy of Macbeth, William Shakespeare) - Gustave Dore

art-and-fury:

Spectrum appearance of Banquo (for The Tragedy of Macbeth, William Shakespeare) - Gustave Dore

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Ancient Roman gold bracelet in the form of a coiled snake
1st century AD, Pompeii (The British Museum)

Ancient Roman gold bracelet in the form of a coiled snake

1st century AD, Pompeii (The British Museum)

(Source: joydyvision, via poisonwasthecure)

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lonequixote:

The Golden Knight (detail of Beethoven Frieze) ~ Gustav Klimt

lonequixote:

The Golden Knight (detail of Beethoven Frieze) Gustav Klimt

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proteus7:

Japanese Do (Cuirass)

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arthistry:

Mycenaean daggers, made of silver and gold
Found in shaft graves 4-7 in Grave Circle A, 1550-1500 B.C.
The Mycenaeans were a war-like race
These were objects of art, not intended for use.

arthistry:

Mycenaean daggers, made of silver and gold

Found in shaft graves 4-7 in Grave Circle A, 1550-1500 B.C.

  • The Mycenaeans were a war-like race
  • These were objects of art, not intended for use.

(via fortis-cadere-cedere-non-potest)