a number of small things

maudelynn:

Showgirls Backstage in the Latin Quarter, NYC ~ Gordon Parks c.1958 

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houghtonlib:

"Escrime" Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire des sciences, 1751.
Houghton Library, Harvard University

houghtonlib:

"Escrime" Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire des sciences, 1751.

Houghton Library, Harvard University

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oldbookillustrations:

How Dame Lionesse came forth arrayed like a princess.
Arthur Rackham, from The romance of King Arthur, abridged from Mallory’s Morte d’Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard, New York, 1920.
(Source: archive.org)

oldbookillustrations:

How Dame Lionesse came forth arrayed like a princess.

Arthur Rackham, from The romance of King Arthur, abridged from Mallory’s Morte d’Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard, New York, 1920.

(Source: archive.org)

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“No woman wants an abortion like she wants an ice cream cone or a Porsche. She wants an abortion like an animal caught in a trap wants to gnaw off its own leg.”

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