1. clonethedolphins:


    Sir Thomas Sharpe x

    A good 9 on the Snape scale

  2. shear-in-spuh-rey-shuhn:

    N.C. WYETH
    Washington Salutes The Flag
    Oil on Canvas
    34” x 24”

    (Source: sothebys.com, via williambdanchou)

  3. Lucy Ebberton, Detail 

    by George Knapton (1698 - 1778)

    Dated: c.1745-50

    (Source: sadnessdollart, via williambdanchou)

  4. gentlemansessentials:

    Country Side

    Gentleman’s Essentials

    (via the-devil-wears-polo)

  6. Maenad crowned with ivy and grapes

    Marble, Roman copy (1st-2nd century AD) of a Greek original of the 3rd century BC (right arm and vase are modern restorations), H.176 cm

    Musée du Louvre, Paris Inv. Ma 911 (MR 101)

    (Source: jeannepompadour, via inmylittlesecretworld)

  9. Edwardian actress Miss Lily Elsie. Restored and colored.

    (Source: nextweeks-lastweek, via inmylittlesecretworld)

  10. apocalypse-revolutionnaire:

    "Pierrot", short jacket, 1780s, France. The fabric is blue "Nattier" taffeta silk brocaded gold with "décors à la rivière". This "Pierrot" was often worn with an embroidered cotton gauze skirt. Fully lined with white linen. Pleated ribbon ivory silk faille on the neck and with 6 metal buttons to the wrist. Photo villa-rosemaine


    (via patsyjefferson)

  11. speciesbarocus:

    Delphine Meunier - Bibliothèque municipale de Versailles (2010).

    (via letters-from-phocion)

  12. marthajefferson:


    "While women in precolonial Philippines were often designated to the venerable position of the babaylan, it was not an uncommon occurrence for them to pick up arms and become warriors."  - from the article:

    The Filipina as Ritualist and Warrior By Perry Gil S. Mallari 

    Image: Filipina actor, Marian Rivera as the Visayan warrior, Amaya welding her sword for justice.  Watch free episodes of “Amaya”online

    (Source: angbanwa)

  14. beggars-opera:

    A while ago I overheard some tourists talking about what a fine piece of ass Captain Parker’s statue is, and now I can’t walk past the thing without giggling like an idiot over the bronze booty