Paper Faces On Parade


The Phantom’s inbox in 1881

The Phantom’s inbox in 1881

The finished drawing of Anna O’Byrne.
Not entirely happy with it; as I do so often I’ve made her face too long (why do I always do that?!), but I suppose it looks vaguely like her. :/

The finished drawing of Anna O’Byrne.

Not entirely happy with it; as I do so often I’ve made her face too long (why do I always do that?!), but I suppose it looks vaguely like her. :/

landscapelifescape:

Quintana Roo, Mexico

 by IvanAndreevich

Osterley Park, Twickenham.

Photos by me.

Argh.

On a week’s holiday but apparently incapable of sleeping in past six o’clock.

Do I drag myself out of bed to go and do some yoga, as I’ve got out of my routine over the last week, or should I stay here and vegetate online?

Decisions, decisions…

lovelesskurofactor replied to your photo “Really old art alert! Was just browsing through my files (and hating…”

Tis really excellent :)

Thank you! I am still quite fond of it. :)

fashionsfromhistory:

Pelisse
c.1820
United States
MET

fashionsfromhistory:

Pelisse

c.1820

United States

MET

vivelareine:

Fashion Victims: Dress at the Court of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette by Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell [Estimated Publication Date: November, 2014]
Synopsis (via Yale Press)

Fashion Victims presents a compelling anthology of trends, manners, and personalities from the era, accompanied by gorgeous fashion plates, portraits, and photographs of rare surviving garments. Drawing upon documentary evidence, previously unpublished archival sources, and new information about aristocrats, politicians, and celebrities, this book is an unmatched study of French fashion in the late 18th century, providing astonishing insight, a gripping story, and stylish inspiration.

vivelareine:

Fashion Victims: Dress at the Court of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette by Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell [Estimated Publication Date: November, 2014]

Synopsis (via Yale Press)

Fashion Victims presents a compelling anthology of trends, manners, and personalities from the era, accompanied by gorgeous fashion plates, portraits, and photographs of rare surviving garments. Drawing upon documentary evidence, previously unpublished archival sources, and new information about aristocrats, politicians, and celebrities, this book is an unmatched study of French fashion in the late 18th century, providing astonishing insight, a gripping story, and stylish inspiration.

transistoradio:

Julius LeBlanc Stewart, Sarah Bernhardt and Christine Nilsson (1883), oil on canvas, 130.8 x 96.5 cm. Via WikiPaintings.

transistoradio:

Julius LeBlanc Stewart, Sarah Bernhardt and Christine Nilsson (1883), oil on canvas, 130.8 x 96.5 cm. Via WikiPaintings.