Ailiet. 20s. A chronic reblogger and definite fangirl. Specializing in Elementary, Lord of the Rings, and all things Marvel.

semi-hiatus
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#Illustration

mediumaevum:

During the Middle Ages people believed that dragons inhabit the Alps. Loud noise could be heard, sounds of cracking and bursting. Today, we know that these sounds are caused by moving glaciers.

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#england

historyofthemonarchy:

Artist Neil Bromley’s Royal Family tree from William the Conqueror to Queen Elizabeth II in 2012.

Created for Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee

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interwar:

ancientart

Ancient Minoan, Ladies in Blue fresco, ca. 1525-1450 B.C. Currently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.

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#nineteenth century

ottoman-empire:

AN OTTOMAN SET OF DAMASCENED CALLIGRAPHER’S TOOLS, 19TH CENTURY
Osmanlı Hattat Aletleri, 19.Yüzyıl

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glukauf:

Burgonet, Filippo Negroli, 1543.

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#fashion

interwar:

gdfalksen

Fuchsburg hussar uniform colors .

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#sixteenth century

A 16th century armour embossed with lions heads. It is the finest decorated armour in the Royal Armouries collection.

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#oscar wilde
#omg

meiringens:

basil—hallward:

I use my typewriter well.

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#Architecture

Ishtar Gate (575 BC), Staatliche Museum, Berlin

Named in honor of Ishtar, the goddess of love, fertility, and war, the gate spanned a processional route that led to the city’s towering ziggurat incorporated into the Tower of Babel.

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