geekygodmother:

Victorian Roller Skates

geekygodmother:

Victorian Roller Skates

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There once was a man who knew many new tales.
Hans Tegner, from Andersenovy pohádky (Andersen’s Fairy Tales) vol. 2, by Hans Christian Andersen, Prague, 1902.
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There once was a man who knew many new tales.

Hans Tegner, from Andersenovy pohádky (Andersen’s Fairy Tales) vol. 2, by Hans Christian Andersen, Prague, 1902.

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Section of the Broadway underground railway.
From The underground world, by Thomas Wallace Knox, Hartford, 1877.
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Section of the Broadway underground railway.

From The underground world, by Thomas Wallace Knox, Hartford, 1877.

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Picked them up one by one.
From The war of the worlds, by Herbert George Wells, New York, 1898.
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Picked them up one by one.

From The war of the worlds, by Herbert George Wells, New York, 1898.

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Part of the exterior of the crater of Cotopaxi.
From Travels amongst the great Andes of the equator, by Edward Whymper, New York, 1892.
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Part of the exterior of the crater of Cotopaxi.

From Travels amongst the great Andes of the equator, by Edward Whymper, New York, 1892.

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I can’t say I’m glad I’m here. 
Winsor McCay, from Little Nemo in Slumberland, first published in the New York Herald, 1906.
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I can’t say I’m glad I’m here.

Winsor McCay, from Little Nemo in Slumberland, first published in the New York Herald, 1906.

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undr:

Louis Draper
From the “Playground series”, 1968

undr:

Louis Draper

From the “Playground series”, 1968

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How long, how long, in infinite pursuit…
William Brown Macdougall, from Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, the astronomer poet of Persia, translated by Edward Fitzgerald, London, 1898.
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How long, how long, in infinite pursuit…

William Brown Macdougall, from Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, the astronomer poet of Persia, translated by Edward Fitzgerald, London, 1898.

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A lady came into a store Where animals were sold, To buy a parrot with a tongue That wouldn’t swear or scold;
But as she talked about the bird And asked about the price The bullet plunged clean through a box  And freed a lot of mice!
From The hole book, by Peter Newell, New York, 1908.
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A lady came into a store
Where animals were sold,
To buy a parrot with a tongue
That wouldn’t swear or scold;

But as she talked about the bird
And asked about the price
The bullet plunged clean through a box
And freed a lot of mice!

From The hole book, by Peter Newell, New York, 1908.

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soyouthinkyoucansee:

Vintage photography
Test shoot for Philips-radio’s ad.
1920 -studio Merkelbach Amsterdam  
(So you think you can hear)

soyouthinkyoucansee:

Vintage photography

Test shoot for Philips-radio’s ad.

1920 -studio Merkelbach Amsterdam  

(So you think you can hear)

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room-505:

Sem título

by SJ Walton

room-505:

Sem título

by SJ Walton

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