batarde, funeral-wreaths:

The supposed materialisation of a spirit-girl called Katie King, late 1850s {x}

batardefuneral-wreaths:

The supposed materialisation of a spirit-girl called Katie King, late 1850s {x}




oldbookillustrations:

We saw Mr. Poitevin hoist up in the air, successively, two or three horses, a carriage, a gondola filled with fifteen people, and I don’t know what else…
From Histoire des moyens de communication (History of the means of communication), by Edmond Audouit, Paris, 1851.
(Source: archive.org)

oldbookillustrations:

We saw Mr. Poitevin hoist up in the air, successively, two or three horses, a carriage, a gondola filled with fifteen people, and I don’t know what else…

From Histoire des moyens de communication (History of the means of communication), by Edmond Audouit, Paris, 1851.

(Source: archive.org)




From Hand Shadows To Be Thrown Upon The Wall by Henry Bursill, 1859
(via amoelbarroco, knivves)

From Hand Shadows To Be Thrown Upon The Wall by Henry Bursill, 1859

(via amoelbarrocoknivves)




Behind the mask: Syphilis; poëme en quatre chants, Paris, 1851
From the History of Medicine (IHM)
Via drtenge

Behind the mask: Syphilis; poëme en quatre chants, Paris, 1851

From the History of Medicine (IHM)

Via drtenge




mizenscen:

artbrutist:

Photograph by Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)
“The Ghost” (the Barry children) c. 1857

mizenscen:

artbrutist:

Photograph by Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)

“The Ghost” (the Barry children) c. 1857




my-ear-trumpet:

sicklittlepuppy:

Glove map of London, 1851, by George Shove. Printed map on leather.
Long before Googlemaps on an iPhone or handheld GPS devices, there was the very analog Victorian Glove Map.
I am totally in awe of this.


I am utterly in love with this.

my-ear-trumpet:

sicklittlepuppy:

Glove map of London, 1851, by George Shove. Printed map on leather.

Long before Googlemaps on an iPhone or handheld GPS devices, there was the very analog Victorian Glove Map.

I am totally in awe of this.

I am utterly in love with this.




ajourneyroundmyskull:

Just used this chestnut for the “Goose Quills, Gloves, and Writing Booths” post

(via hushaby)
Fox writing with a quill pen, 1852

ajourneyroundmyskull:

Just used this chestnut for the “Goose Quills, Gloves, and Writing Booths” post

(via hushaby)

Fox writing with a quill pen, 1852




liquidnight:

exclamationmark:

Little Red Riding Hood Arrives at the Door of Her Grandmother’s House
Albumen print, 1858, by Henry Peach Robinson

liquidnight:

exclamationmark:

Little Red Riding Hood Arrives at the Door of Her Grandmother’s House

Albumen print, 1858, by Henry Peach Robinson




turnofthecentury:

Religous tableau entitled “The Guardian Angel” by unidentified Victorian photographer,1855
via LIFE

turnofthecentury:

Religous tableau entitled “The Guardian Angel” by unidentified Victorian photographer,1855

via LIFE




thousandflowerettes:

in-circles:oldbookillustrations: Scissors by G. Wilkinson, from The Art journal illustrated catalogue, London, 1851. Via archive.org

thousandflowerettes:

in-circles:oldbookillustrations: Scissors by G. Wilkinson, from The Art journal illustrated catalogue, London, 1851. Via archive.org