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A Sure and Convenient Machine for Drawing Silhouettes by Thomas Holloway, 1792 From Johann Caspar Lavater, Essays on Physiognomy: Designed to Promote the Knowledge and the Love of Mankind

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A Sure and Convenient Machine for Drawing Silhouettes by Thomas Holloway, 1792

From Johann Caspar Lavater, Essays on Physiognomy: Designed to Promote the Knowledge and the Love of Mankind



“Verily it must be that crime is an enchanting affair, for, in truth, from the flames by which it licks us is kindled the torch of our lust. Only crime is sufficient, it alone inflames us, and only crime can ravish pleasure through all degrees of our sensibility.” — 

Marquis de Sade, Justine, ou Les Infortunes de la Vertu, 1791

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“Über die  wirkungen der Schnürbrüste”: Comparative views of corseted and uncorseted females by Samuel Thomas von Soemmerring, Berlin,  1793
From the History of Medicine (IHM)
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“Über die wirkungen der Schnürbrüste”: Comparative views of corseted and uncorseted females by Samuel Thomas von Soemmerring, Berlin, 1793

From the History of Medicine (IHM)

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Et nous aussi serons mères; car…! by Jean-Jacques Lequeu, 1790
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Et nous aussi serons mères; car…! by Jean-Jacques Lequeu, 1790

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batarde, mirabile-visu:

Goya, 1797-98.
source: fuckyeah-arthistory

batarde, mirabile-visu:

Goya, 1797-98.

source: fuckyeah-arthistory