I know because I practically did this.
I imagine this is what megcubed did her first day in Gettysburg lol
God, imagine me at Leipzig!!
Imagine ALL of us Napoleonic nuts at Leipzig.
Bawling at the banks of the river where poor Poni drowned…
No entiendo que semejante criatura del averno tenga una calle, pero por lo menos es una mierda de calle x).
Calle corta no, lo siguiente.
Eso sí, con una de las mejores bibliotecas públicas de la ciudad en ella. Así que el Fermoso se puede dar con un canto en los dientes.
Horatio Nelson and his new Ship-Hat. (little model of HMS Victory, yes?”
Crown Jewels spam - 22. Romanian Crown Jewels
The Romanian regalia is rather new in comparison to most European crown jewels, its pieces dating from between the late 19th century and the 1940s.
- The Steel Crown of Romania (c. 1880) is the oldest piece in the collection, and was made from an Ottoman cannon captured during the Wars of Independence. It was the coronation crown used by most Kings of the Romanians, with the exception of Carol II.
- The Crown of Queen Elisabeta was made around the same time for the coronation of Elisabeth of Wied as Queen of the Romanians. Unlike Carol’s crown, it’s made of gold, although lacking any gemstones.
- The Crown of Queen Maria was made in 1922 for the coronation of Ferdinand I of Romania and Marie of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. It’s made of gold and can be considered the most elaborate piece in the collection.
- King Carol I was in possession of a sword, made of steel and partly gold plated, with a jewelled sheath.
- A spiked sceptre (mace) was made for the coronation of Ferdinand I in 1922.
- Another mace was presented to Carol II by his troops in 1940.
The collection is on display at the National Museum of Romanian History in Bucharest.
1. Coronation portrait of Ferdinand I of Romania by unknown artist, 1922
2. Heraldic depiction of the Crown of Queen Elisabeta, from Hugo Gerard Ströhl’s Heraldischer Atlas, 1899
3, 4. Coronation portraits of Queen Maria, 1922
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1837 Joseph-Desire Court - La Vénitienne au Bal Masqué
what happened in roughly 1870 though
why was there temporary internet
with a few people searching for pokemon?
It’s a search of Google books, but the question still stands, what the Fuck happened in 1870
I CAN ANSWER THIS!!
In the Cornish dialect of English, Pokemon meant ‘clumsy’ (pure coincidence).
In the mid 1800s there was a surge of writing about the Cornish language and dialect in an attempt to preserve them with glossaries and dictionaries being written. I wrote about it HERE.
Ludwig Grüner, paintings of a groined ceiling in the Church of St. Francesco at Lodi. From Specimens of ornamental art Emil Braun, 1850. Chromolithograph. Via NYPL
Replica of a medal conmemorating Napoleon’s survival to the assassination attempt on Christmas Eve, 1800, when the royalists placed a bomb on the Rue St. Nicaise that exploded just after Napoleon’s carriage passed by. The bomb killed a still controversial number of bystanders, among them the fourteen-year-old girl that the conspirators had paid to hold the reins of the mare hitched to the cart (she was, of course, unaware of the bomb). In the inscriptions can be read: AMOUR DU PEUPLE FRANCAIS POUR LE PREMIER CONSUL (The love of the French peoplefor the First Consul) and LES CITOYENS / VOLENT ENFOULE VERS LUI. / AMIS / CE N’EST PAS A MOI / QU’IL FAUT VENIR: / QU’ON AILLE /QU’ON AILLE AU SECOURS / DES MALHEUREUX / QUE LA MACHINE INFERNALE / A PU FRAPPER. (A crowd of citizens rush to him. “Friends, it is not I to whom you should come; go and help those unfortunates whom the infernal machine was able to hit).
Apparently this is supposed to be a young Napoleon in Italy?
Napoleon returning from Elba.