1. photoencounters:

    En route to Rouen. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

     

  2. beggars-opera:

    Sometimes I get sad

    then I remember that Thomas Jefferson’s toilet paper is preserved in the Library of Congress

    (via williambdanchou)

     
  3. cimmerianweathers:

    Lady in a White Dress Seated at Her Desk (detail), Louis-Léopold Boilly, undated. Oil on canvas.

    (via williambdanchou)

     
  4. airslie:

    Blue Ridge Farm, Charlottesville VA

    (via the-devil-wears-polo)

     
  5. slojnotak:

    Joseph Wright ‘of Derby’ - Mr and Mrs Thomas Coltman (1770-2)

    (via williambdanchou)

     
  6. mirroir:

    White Dress in Mythological Art.

    (via lacedheartt)

     
  7. fripperiesandfobs:

    Mantua, 1740-50

    From the Museum Rotterdam

    (via tiny-librarian)

     
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  9. beggars-opera:

    Colonial Typeset (by ronaldcri)

     
  10. fuckyeahhistorycrushes:

    Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1913, Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Juno was right when she referred to him as “the hot Roosevelt with polio”.

     

  11. "The loneliest people are the kindest. The saddest people smile the brightest. The most damaged people are the wisest. All because they do not wish to see anyone else suffer the way they do"
    — Anonymous (via amanda-jones-me)

    (via theodorethepetrock)

     
  12. valeux:

    Johns Hopkins University

     
  13. Super excited!

     
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  15. allabouthistory76:

    Alexander Hamilton; US Treasury in DC