Baby Monster: Born Oct.23, 1888, Died Feb. 1889
Saar Pioneer Cemetary, Kent WA.
Via Aristocratic Elegance
Sabre & Sheath. 19th Century, Turkey, Ottoman Empire. Iranian blade and steel, gold, diamonds, emeralds and pearls. The entire handle was skilfully crafted from a piece of solid jade. This is a ceremonial sword, used for an investiture ceremony. This sword is a perfect symbol of the luxury, extravagance and workmanship in the Ottoman Empire.
Libellule, by René Lalique (1897-1898)
Gold, enamel, chrysoprase, moonstones, and diamonds.
Coronation of the Emperor Nicholas II in The Uspensky Cathedral
Valentin Serov. 1896. Oil on canvas. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow.
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“Virginia, 1862 - Staff of Fitz John Porter, General of the Union Army during the Civil War. General Custer is reclining next to the dog.” via (Retronaut)
Tamara and Demon 1889
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