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Apr 8

marthajefferson:

humanoidhistory:

Gorgeous pages from Astronicum Caesareum, 1540, a manual on the use of astronomical devices like the astrolabe. Hand-colored woodcuts by Michael Ostendorfer, written by Petrus Apianus, court astronomer to Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor. (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Apr 8
jeannepompadour:

Diane-Adelaide de Mailly-Nesle, Duchesse de Lauraguais (1713-1760)

jeannepompadour:

Diane-Adelaide de Mailly-Nesle, Duchesse de Lauraguais (1713-1760)

Genuine equality means not treating everyone the same, but attending equally to everyone’s different needs.

- Eagleton, Terry, Why Marx Was Right (Yale University Press, 2011) p.5 (via fuckyeahdialectics)

southcarolinadove:

18th century to early 19th century Georgian era momento mori skull jewelry

thebrassglass:

Oh my goodness, I can’t get over how cute/perfect they are as Martha and George Washington!
( Image from the George Washington’s Mount Vernon official Instagram page: http://instagram.com/p/l8IbFikU8h/# )

thebrassglass:

Oh my goodness, I can’t get over how cute/perfect they are as Martha and George Washington!

( Image from the George Washington’s Mount Vernon official Instagram page: http://instagram.com/p/l8IbFikU8h/# )