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lilithlikesart · 2 days ago
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John Martin - Pandemonium, 1841 c.a, 2006: purchased by the Louvre Museum, Paris. 
"Pandemonium", a painting by John Martin, based on John Milton's "Paradise Lost", where Pandemonium is the capital of Hell.
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todaysdocument · 2 days ago
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License issued to William Kentfield to sell liquor in Washington, DC, (“on condition that no sale or gift of liquor [be made] to any soldier, teamster, wagon-master, artisan, or laborer, being an employee of the United States”) 1/23/1864
Series: Licenses, 1863 - 1864
Record Group 393: Records of U.S. Army Continental Commands, 1817 - 1947
Transcription:
[pre-printed stationery]
Headquarters Military District of Washington
Washington, D. C., [handwritten] January 23rd 1864.
Wm. R. Kentfield
Ruby Saloon [/handwritten]
Having been licensed to sell Spirituous Liquors by the civil
authorities of the City of Washington, and being especially recom-
mended by the Mayor of said city, will be permitted to open his
house [handwritten] NO 347 Penn. Avenue [/handwritten]
and to resume the sale, on condition that no sale or gift of liquor
containing alcohol shall be made or permitted on said premises to any
soldier, teamster, wagon-master, artisan, or laborer, being an employee
of the United States, and that good order and decorum shall be
maintained on such premises.
If this condition is violated, said house shall be permanently
closed, and the liquors containing alcohol found on the premises may
be taken, and turned over, by order of the Provost Marshal, to the
Medical Purveyor of Sanitary Commission, for the use of sick and
wounded soldiers, without compensation or claim against the United
States.
[signature] Henry B Todd [/signature]
[strike] Brig. Gen and Mil. Governor [/strike]
[added handwritten]  Capt & Pro Mar [/handwritten]
[Hand written in red ink through the body "Regulations prohibiting sale of liquor
on Sunday & keeping open after
12 o/c at night during the week
are still in force."]
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ninepointbleed · 2 days ago
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La Mode illustrée, no. 39, 29 septembre 1878. Robe en cachemire uni et façonné. Modèle de chez Mme Delaunay, rue Godot-de-Mauroy, 49. Ville de Paris / Bibliothèque Forney
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victorianink · 27 days ago
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The First Kiss (of Adam and Eve) (1891) by Salvador Viniegra
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klassizismus · 23 days ago
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Details: Seascape, Alfred Thompson Bricher, 1890
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historysideblog · 10 months ago
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Revolving Self Portraits
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C. 1865: "Revolving" self-portrait by Nadar
C. 1858 Adrien Tournachon Self portrait
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darthfoil · 5 months ago
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escapismsworld · 4 days ago
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late 19th century perfume bottles
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fordarkmornings · 5 months ago
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Hans Makart  -  Musikalische Unterhaltung,  1874  (detail) 
Austrian, 1840-1884 
Oil on panel
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neptunesdesire · 5 months ago
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Details: Die Römische Ruine in Schönbrunn, Carl Moll - 1892
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silverystardustt · a year ago
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let’s collectively bring back romantically kissing hands ok guys??
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klassizismus · a month ago
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Details: The Wave, Ivan Aivazovsky, 1889
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shewhoworshipscarlin · 11 days ago
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Book cover, 1800s, Iran.
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d4hlia · 10 months ago
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it’s alarmingly unsung that frankenstein was conceived and written by a 19 year old woman
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meschkinnes · a year ago
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Portrait of an unidentified woman standing outdoors wearing a blouse with exaggerated sleeves, 1896
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fordarkmornings · 3 months ago
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Gustave Courbet  -  Le sommeil,  1866
French, 1819-1877
Oil on canvas
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lilithlikesart · 2 days ago
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John Martin - The Bard, 1817 c.a., Yale Center for British Art Collection (not on view). 
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twirld · 3 months ago
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A Game of Billiards (detail, 1807) Louis-Leopold Boilly
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