Sep
1
2014

Reblogged from theniftyfifties :

theniftyfifties:

Pulp illustration by Victor Kalin, 1955.

theniftyfifties:

Pulp illustration by Victor Kalin, 1955.

(Source: dollmeat7)

Aug
31
2014

Reblogged from historiful :

historiful:


“Do not be so bloody vulnerable. To hell with God damned “L’Amour.” It always causes far more trouble than it is worth. Don’t run after it. Don’t court it. Keep it waiting off stage until you’re good and ready for it and even then treat it with the suspicious disdain that it deserves […] I am sick to death of you waiting about in empty houses and apartments with your ears strained for the telephone to ring. Snap out of it, girl! [Living] does not consist of staring in at other people’s windows and waiting for crumbs to be thrown to you. You’ve carried on this hole in corner, overcharged, romantic, unrealistic nonsense long enough…”
-Noël Coward, in a letter to Marlene Dietrich, c. 1956.

Actress Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992), in Morocco, 1930. 

historiful:

Do not be so bloody vulnerable. To hell with God damned “L’Amour.” It always causes far more trouble than it is worth. Don’t run after it. Don’t court it. Keep it waiting off stage until you’re good and ready for it and even then treat it with the suspicious disdain that it deserves […] I am sick to death of you waiting about in empty houses and apartments with your ears strained for the telephone to ring. Snap out of it, girl! [Living] does not consist of staring in at other people’s windows and waiting for crumbs to be thrown to you. You’ve carried on this hole in corner, overcharged, romantic, unrealistic nonsense long enough…”

-Noël Coward, in a letter to Marlene Dietrich, c. 1956.

Actress Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992), in Morocco, 1930. 

Aug
30
2014

Reblogged from weirdvintage :

weirdvintage:

Man jumping outside a dressing room, c. 1940 (by Leslie Jones, via)

weirdvintage:

Man jumping outside a dressing room, c. 1940 (by Leslie Jones, via)

Aug
30
2014

Reblogged from 70sscifiart :

magictransistor:

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, Aeschylus and Socrates (Screenprint on paper), 1974–6.

magictransistor:

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, Aeschylus and Socrates (Screenprint on paper), 1974–6.

(Source: tate.org.uk)

Aug
29
2014

Reblogged from 70sscifiart :

70sscifiart:

Moebius, c. 1970.

Aug
29
2014

Reblogged from art-of-swords :

art-of-swords:

Naval Officer’s Sword

  • Dated: 17th century hanger, reused in 18th century
  • Culture: British
  • Medium: silver gilt hilt, horn grip

The sword features markings on hilt and has a sharply curved blade, blued etched and gilt.

Source: Copyright © 2014 The Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge

Aug
29
2014

Reblogged from historical-nonfiction :

The Disappearing City In Peru

historical-nonfiction:

The Chimu people once had a vast empire that stretched more than 1000 kilometres from southern Ecuador down the coast of Peru. It was built on the remnants fo the Moche culture. Their empire thrived thanks to complicated water works to bring water to the desert, and the abundant seafood off the…

Aug
29
2014

Reblogged from vintascope :

vintascope:

Daydreaming Bookeeper (Adventure) - Norman Rockwell

vintascope:

Daydreaming Bookeeper (Adventure) - Norman Rockwell

(Source: jeromeof)

Aug
29
2014

Reblogged from 70sscifiart :

magictransistor:

Max Ernst, Configuration, 1974.

magictransistor:

Max Ernst, Configuration, 1974.

Aug
29
2014

Reblogged from centuriespast :

centuriespast:

Goat head
Sumerian
Iraq, Fara
Period: Pre-Sargonic
Copper
Penn Museum

centuriespast:

Goat head

Sumerian

Iraq, Fara

Period: Pre-Sargonic

Copper

Penn Museum

Posts I like:

See more stuff I like...

 

Theme by Lauren Ashpole