18th century mirror

18th century mirror

smoluchowski:

by Arthur Wardle

smoluchowski:

by Arthur Wardle

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leprincelointain:

Sir William Russell Flint (1880-1969), “Le morte D’Arthur: the book of King Arthur and of his noble knights of the Round Table” par Sir Thomas Malory, 1910.

leprincelointain:

Sir William Russell Flint (1880-1969), “Le morte D’Arthur: the book of King Arthur and of his noble knights of the Round Table” par Sir Thomas Malory, 1910.

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Karl Frederic Schinkel  c.1815
Stage Design for Mozart’s Magic Flute

Karl Frederic Schinkel  c.1815

Stage Design for Mozart’s Magic Flute

72,300 ancient manuscripts to be digitized in India

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Several thousand manuscripts that are several centuries old are set to be digitized and made available over the Internet in the public domain, thanks to an initiative by the state government of Tamil Nadu in India.

The 72,300 rare and original palm-leaf manuscripts are currently stored at the…

pbssecretsofthedead:

On this day in 1940, the Lascaux paintings were discovered in France. The cave paintings were 17,000 years old and were some of the best examples of art from the Paleolithic period.

pbssecretsofthedead:

On this day in 1940, the Lascaux paintings were discovered in France. The cave paintings were 17,000 years old and were some of the best examples of art from the Paleolithic period.

geekymerch:

These awesome Van Gogh keyboard decals can be found at Edward Stickerhands on Etsy!

Archaeologists Train "Monuments Men" to Save Syria's Past

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Amid the devastation and danger of civil war, Syrian archaeologists and activists are risking their lives in the battle against looting.

The ancient city of Dura-Europos sits on a bluff above the Tigris River a few miles from Syria’s border with Iraq, its mud-brick walls facing a bleak…

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itscolossal:

Transfixing 3D Paper Patterns by Maud Vantours

This makes me so happy

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