Wayward Muse
"At times the world may seem an unfriendly and sinister place, but believe that there is much more good in it than bad. All you have to do is look hard enough. and what might seem to be a series of unfortunate events may in fact be the first steps of a journey."

Lemony Snicket

Artist: Karpathia Album: Urheimat - Volanie Havranov Track: Briezdenie nad Striebornou Zem

saveflowers1:

Art by Herbert Cole (c 1913) from FAIRY GOLD.

saveflowers1:

Art by Herbert Cole (c 1913) from FAIRY GOLD.

A Child’s Book of WarriorsWritten by William CantonIllustrated by Herbert Cole1907[archive]

A Child’s Book of Warriors
Written by William Canton
Illustrated by Herbert Cole
1907
[archive]

Illustration by Herbert Cole from the 1907 book A Child’s Book of Warriors.

Illustration by Herbert Cole from the 1907 book A Child’s Book of Warriors.

fuckyeahvikingsandcelts:

I would love to get this book in his original edition.
They have a digitalized version of it over at Project Gutenberg, but it does not have the lovely illustrations by the incredible Arthur Rackham.

fuckyeahvikingsandcelts:

I would love to get this book in his original edition.

They have a digitalized version of it over at Project Gutenberg, but it does not have the lovely illustrations by the incredible Arthur Rackham.

centuriespast:

The Sinking of the Cumberland by the Merrimac, date unknownOil on canvasEdward MoranAmerican, 1829-1901
Allentown Art Museum

centuriespast:

The Sinking of the Cumberland by the Merrimac, date unknown
Oil on canvas
Edward Moran
American, 1829-1901

Allentown Art Museum

"Hell is empty and all the devils are here."

William Shakespeare, The Tempest

das-grablied:

Freia, the fair oneArthur Rackhamc. 1910

das-grablied:

Freia, the fair one
Arthur Rackham
c. 1910

(Source: commons.wikimedia.org, via canadiansliveinigloos)

theparisreview:

“Did you ever see a house move? If you have not, you have missed a very funny sight.”
Bizarre history lessons from an 1897 children’s magazine.

theparisreview:

“Did you ever see a house move? If you have not, you have missed a very funny sight.”

Bizarre history lessons from an 1897 children’s magazine.

"As a child I felt myself to be alone, and I am still, because I know things and must hint at things which others apparently know nothing of, and for the most part do not want to know."

Carl Gustav Jung, Memories, Dreams, Reflections (via liquidnight)

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asiansnotstudying:

弓道, kyūdō, “The Way of the Bow,” is the martial art of Japanese archery.

Image Sources: 真善美 and ゆみひくひと by Flickr user comolebi666

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scandinaviansky:

Death Row Pasila Train Yard, Helsinki, Finland
Photo: Mikko Luntiala

scandinaviansky:

Death Row Pasila Train Yard, Helsinki, Finland

Photo: Mikko Luntiala

centuriespast:

Auguste Giraudon’s Artist (French, active late 19th century), Young Girl with Two Sheep, late 1870s, albumen silver print
Portland Art Museum

centuriespast:

Auguste Giraudon’s Artist (French, active late 19th century), Young Girl with Two Sheep, late 1870s, albumen silver print

Portland Art Museum


J.R.R. Tolkien’s personal dust-jacket cover design of ‘The Return of the King’ (drawn in the 1950’s), used for the 50th anniversary edition.

J.R.R. Tolkien’s personal dust-jacket cover design of ‘The Return of the King’ (drawn in the 1950’s), used for the 50th anniversary edition.

(Source: solidsender, via fuckyeahvintageillustration)

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