Paintings in Detail - Cravats part nine
Guys, btw, this is an actual insult
if he calls your mother a hamster, it indicates that she is a fast-breeding rodent— you can get the insult there
and if he says your father smelt of elderberries, well, wine was primarily made from elderberries in the time of king arthur. he’s calling his dad a drunk
more you know
Will you touch my bongos now?
I don’t really feel comfortable in doing so, if I’m honest.
I’ve got this new set of bongo drums, I just wanted to make some music with you, you little shit!
I may pretend that I’m The Beast, but I’m actually a hormonal teenage girl. I don’t have that kind of “bongos”
Well I would never play music with a Frenchman! I wouldn’t do anything with a Frenchman… however, young lady, maybe we could arrange something…
Maréchal Louis-Nicolas Davout at Auxerre
1863 Albert Graefle - Victoria, Princess Royal, Crown Princess of Prussia
La mode pendant la révolution
Fashion during the revolution
Cliente choisissant un corsage chez le couturier Worth. Paris, 1907.
© Jacques Boyer / Roger-Viollet
The Palatine Crown or Bohemian Crown is the oldest surviving crown of England. It was produced from gold, enamel, sapphires, rubies, emeralds, diamonds and pearls (height 18 cm, diam. 18 cm). (Wikipedia)
Essayage d’un modèle du soir. Paris, 1908.
© Albert Harlingue / Roger-Viollet
Napoleon from Brienne to St. Helena in one postcard. They seem a little confused with the Consulate though.