Women of the Empire
history-of-fashion:

ab. 1757 Giuseppe Baldrighi - Self-Portrait with his Wife

history-of-fashion:

ab. 1757 Giuseppe Baldrighi - Self-Portrait with his Wife

imperial-russia:

olga—nikolaevna:

memory-of-the-romanovs:

The Russian Imperial family. Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra Feodorovna and their five children Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, and Alexei.

Colorized by: National Geographic ChannelApocalypse World War I.

WOW

tiny-librarian:

Napoleon II

cuirassier:

A series of paintings depicting a charge of the French Chasseurs de la Guard against a Brunswick infantry square during the battle of Waterloo seen from different angles. Painted by Ferre Clauzel

Greta Garbo as Ninotchka in ‘Ninotchka’ (1939)

He died of natural causes, something that was a novelty at that time.
Read somewhere, about the Visigoth kings.
Le Roi Janus, ou l’homme a deux visages (The Janus King, or the man with two faces), caricature against Louis XVI making reference to the Civil Constitution of the Clergy. While with one of his faces he is promising to support the Constitution, with the other he is doing the exact opposite (promising its destruction).
Paris, Musée Carnavalet.
Photo RMN-Grand Palais / Agence Bulloz
source

Le Roi Janus, ou l’homme a deux visages (The Janus King, or the man with two faces), caricature against Louis XVI making reference to the Civil Constitution of the Clergy. While with one of his faces he is promising to support the Constitution, with the other he is doing the exact opposite (promising its destruction).

Paris, Musée Carnavalet.

Photo RMN-Grand Palais / Agence Bulloz

source

urbangeographies:

Portuguese Chart of the Atlantic Ocean, 1549
Reproduced by David Woodward (ed), The History of Cartography, Vol. 3: Cartography in the European Renaissance, 2007.

urbangeographies:

Portuguese Chart of the Atlantic Ocean, 1549

Reproduced by David Woodward (ed), The History of Cartography, Vol. 3: Cartography in the European Renaissance, 2007.

mapsontheweb:

Ethno-genetic map of Europe: Groupings based on y-DNA Haplogroups

mapsontheweb:

Ethno-genetic map of Europe: Groupings based on y-DNA Haplogroups