October 19, 2014   260 notes
centuriespast:

Rainstorm over the Sea
by John Constable
Date painted: c.1824–1828
Oil on paper laid on canvas, 23.5 x 32.6 cm
Collection: Royal Academy of Arts

centuriespast:

Rainstorm over the Sea

by John Constable

Date painted: c.1824–1828

Oil on paper laid on canvas, 23.5 x 32.6 cm

Collection: Royal Academy of Arts

October 18, 2014   280 notes
centuriespast:

Early Days of the Steam Train (Effects of the Railroad on the Brute Creation)
by unknown artist
Date painted: 1838
Oil on canvas, 28 x 35.4 cm
Collection: Beamish, The North of England Open Air Museum

centuriespast:

Early Days of the Steam Train (Effects of the Railroad on the Brute Creation)

by unknown artist

Date painted: 1838

Oil on canvas, 28 x 35.4 cm

Collection: Beamish, The North of England Open Air Museum

October 17, 2014   110 notes
centuriespast:

PRENDERGAST, Maurice BrazilUmbrellas in the Rain1898-99Watercolor over graphite pencil on paper, 356 x 530 mmMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston

centuriespast:

PRENDERGAST, Maurice Brazil
Umbrellas in the Rain
1898-99
Watercolor over graphite pencil on paper, 356 x 530 mm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

October 17, 2014   4 notes
best-of-the-loeb-library:

Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens

best-of-the-loeb-library:

Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens

October 17, 2014   145 notes
centuriespast:

MINIATURIST, EnglishDiagram of the brainc. 1300Manuscript, 217 x 142 mm (folio size)University Library, Cambridge

centuriespast:

MINIATURIST, English
Diagram of the brain
c. 1300
Manuscript, 217 x 142 mm (folio size)
University Library, Cambridge

October 17, 2014   161 notes
centuriespast:

HASSAM, ChildeRainy Day, Columbus Avenue, Boston1885Oil on canvas, 66 x 122 cmToledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio

centuriespast:

HASSAM, Childe
Rainy Day, Columbus Avenue, Boston
1885
Oil on canvas, 66 x 122 cm
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio

October 16, 2014   146 notes

(Source: Gawker, via philk)

October 14, 2014   2,459 notes
garfieldminusgarfield:

G-G the book - G-G on Facebook - G-G on Twitter

gpoy

garfieldminusgarfield:

G-G the book - G-G on Facebook - G-G on Twitter

gpoy

October 13, 2014   1 note
aaaaah Subnormality

aaaaah Subnormality

October 10, 2014   236 notes
oldbookillustrations:

Till Friday.
From The Cornhill magazine vol. 39, London, 1879.
(Source: archive.org)

oldbookillustrations:

Till Friday.

From The Cornhill magazine vol. 39, London, 1879.

(Source: archive.org)

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October 9, 2014
October 9, 2014   221 notes
allaboutmary:

An 18th century Hungarian painting of an icon of Sancta Maria Advocata (Mary interceding).

allaboutmary:

An 18th century Hungarian painting of an icon of Sancta Maria Advocata (Mary interceding).

(Source: ebay.it, via centuriespast)

October 7, 2014   21 notes
best-of-the-loeb-library:

Anonymous, possibly Sophocles, from a play possibly about Niobe

best-of-the-loeb-library:

Anonymous, possibly Sophocles, from a play possibly about Niobe

October 7, 2014   21 notes
best-of-the-loeb-library:

Anonymous, possibly Sophocles, from a play possibly about Niobe

best-of-the-loeb-library:

Anonymous, possibly Sophocles, from a play possibly about Niobe

October 7, 2014   428 notes
medieval:

An anatomy teacher holding a skull and talking to students.
Sketch from f.2v of MS A.19, a 15th-century Flemish copy of Jan Yperman’s Cyrurgie.
This is slightly terrifying.
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medieval:

An anatomy teacher holding a skull and talking to students.

Sketch from f.2v of MS A.19, a 15th-century Flemish copy of Jan Yperman’s Cyrurgie.

This is slightly terrifying.

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