Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy in Pride and Prejudice - 1995

Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy in Pride and Prejudice - 1995


Portrait of a Young Lady Holding Grapes and Apples (detail) | Lucas Cranach the Elder | 1528

Portrait of a Young Lady Holding Grapes and Apples (detail) | Lucas Cranach the Elder | 1528


whitenoten:

 

Milan Guide by Carrie WishWishWish on Flickr.

whitenoten:

 

Milan Guide by Carrie WishWishWish on Flickr.


globed:

Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk, England by Peter Gutierrez

globed:

Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk, England by Peter Gutierrez


mademoisellelapiquante:

Emma, Lady Hamilton - 1804
Met Museum

mademoisellelapiquante:

Emma, Lady Hamilton - 1804

Met Museum


detailsdetales:

Portrait of a Young Woman of Frankfurt, detail (c. 1480-1485)

Sandro Botticelli


Emily Blunt as Queen Victoria in The Young Victoria - 2009

Emily Blunt as Queen Victoria in The Young Victoria - 2009


sollertias:

Portrait of Empress Anna Ioannovna by Louis Caravaque, 1730 (detail)

sollertias:

Portrait of Empress Anna Ioannovna by Louis Caravaque, 1730 (detail)


allasianflavours:

flowers offerings by Zé Eduardo…

allasianflavours:

flowers offerings by Zé Eduardo…


Cate Blanchett as Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator - 2004

Cate Blanchett as Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator - 2004


lost-in-centuries-long-gone:

Side table, East Riddlesden Hall by alanhitchcock49 on Flickr.

lost-in-centuries-long-gone:

Side table, East Riddlesden Hall by alanhitchcock49 on Flickr.


peremadeleine:

elizabeth-karenina asked: Eighteenth or Nineteenth Century

Pictured [not in chronological order]:

  • French fashion plate (1700-89)
  • Benjamin Franklin publishes a political cartoon advocating colonial unity (1754)
  • Westover Plantation house constructed in Virginia (c. 1750)
  • François Boucher’s Rococo painting “The Love Letter” (1750)
  • Construction of the Catherine Palace in Tsarskoe Selo [outside St. Petersburg, Russia] completed (1756)
  • A General History of the Pyrates published (1724) —the “Golden Age” of Piracy spanned from 1716-1726
  • Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia (originally planned in 1749)
  • The U.S. Declaration of Independence (1776)
  • The Women’s March to Versailles (1789)