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thegetty:

The wife and the daughter of the Nepalese prime minister during the early years of photography. 

From the Getty Research Institute’s collection of “Portraits of women from the court of Nepal.”

[Portrait of Hiranyagarbha Kumari, detail], about 1870. Hand-colored albumen print. Getty Research Institute.
[Portrait of Lalit Kumari, detail], about 1870. Hand-colored albumen print. Getty Research Institute.



realityayslum:

Hand grasping a beautiful young woman’s long, dark hair. c1910

(thnx to chagalov for the link)



thehystericalsociety:

c. 1910 (Via)



Gabrielle Ray & Dorothy Craske in Lady Madcap, 1905.
(via Summertime76)



leivos:

Chistmas cover of “L’illustration”, 1896 by Alphonse Mucha



# 1900s


Coney Island embrace. New York, 1938.



collective-history:

U.S. soldier looks into washroom mirror with sign around it reading “IF YOU TALK TOO MUCH THIS MAN MAY DIE!”. Encouragement of not spreading information which might be sensitive in the War effort during World War II. Camp Hood, Texas, 1943.



# art

lacalaveracatrina:

Lucien Lévy Dhurmer - Méduse ou La Vague Furieuse, 1897. Musée D’Orsay, Paris. 



witchywonderworks:

The entire Book of Kells is now viewable online! 

Thank you to Trinity College in Dublin, for what must have been a huge amount of work.