weirdvintage:

Dr. Rose’s Arsenic Complexion Wafers, from the Sears and Roebuck 1902 catalog (via)

weirdvintage:

Dr. Rose’s Arsenic Complexion Wafers, from the Sears and Roebuck 1902 catalog (via)

dadadadance:

Lili St Cyr and swan 1949

dadadadance:

Lili St Cyr and swan 1949

After silence, that which comes nearest to experessing the inexpressible is music
historicaltimes:

Books float on the street after a library on Rue Jacob, Paris is flooded during the Great 1910 Parisian Flood

historicaltimes:

Books float on the street after a library on Rue Jacob, Paris is flooded during the Great 1910 Parisian Flood

uppercased:

no other song is “this generation’s bohemian rhapsody”

bohemian rhapsody is every generation’s bohemian rhapsody

(Source: cheezboiga)


Five almost identically dressed, pale young women walked past him. They wore long dresses made of velvet, each dress as dark as night, one each of dark green, dark chocolate, royal blue, dark blood, and pure black. Each woman had black hair and wore silver jewelry; each was perfectly coifed, perfectly made up. They moved silently: Richard was only aware of a swish of heavy velvet as they went past, a swish that sounded almost like a sigh.

Five almost identically dressed, pale young women walked past him. They wore long dresses made of velvet, each dress as dark as night, one each of dark green, dark chocolate, royal blue, dark blood, and pure black. Each woman had black hair and wore silver jewelry; each was perfectly coifed, perfectly made up. They moved silently: Richard was only aware of a swish of heavy velvet as they went past, a swish that sounded almost like a sigh.

(Source: magrad.deviantart.com)

vintagegal:

Izis Bidermanas -Bords de la seine, Paris, 1949 (via)

vintagegal:

Izis Bidermanas -Bords de la seine, Paris, 1949 (via)

(Source: avintagescene)

viridescences:

Physical Music - Hypothetical resonance piano. What if a piano keyboard were to be constructed out of materials with relative resonances, could we use it to compose everyday products that were acoustically rewarding rather than just noisy ?

viridescences:

Physical Music - Hypothetical resonance piano. What if a piano keyboard were to be constructed out of materials with relative resonances, could we use it to compose everyday products that were acoustically rewarding rather than just noisy ?