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Tag Archives: 1850’s
A selection from Charles William Kimmins’s book Children’s Dreams (1920): A lady was sitting on my bed, and the King and Queen were under the bed eating bread and butter, and a lot of ladies with them. The sun and … Continue reading
A quite common superstitious practice, in order to rid a house of Cockroaches, is in vogue in our country at the present time. It is no other than to address these pests a written letter containing the following words, or … Continue reading
Josef Püttner: Sinking of the Emigrant Ship “Austria” on 13th September 1858 (1858)
Honoré Sharrer: Workers and Paintings (1943) I can’t identify all the paintings in this painting. Leave a comment if you can fill in the blanks: Hugo Gellert : Free Man’s Duties (No 4) (1943) Jean-François … Continue reading
Charles Herbert Moore: Morning Over New York (c. 1859)
Carl Gustav Carus: Moonlit Landscape (1859)
An illustration for Nathanial Hawthorne’s Tanglewood Tales by Virginia Frances Sterrett (1921). Found on Public Domain Review.
Santiago Rusiñol: Novela romántica (1894) ¡Ay! ¡Desgraciadamente no, Elvira! replicó con vehemencia Rodrigo clavando sus rasgados ojos más negros que el azabache en el rostro seductor de su prometida, sobran para mi devoradora inquietud. Ya no comprende vuestro corazón al … Continue reading
Gustave Courbet: Wrestlers (1852-53)
F Ramme: Anatomical model of the human eye (1850-1894) (source)