The Blue Collar Classicist
monsieurleprince:

Edmund Blair Leighton (1853 - 1922) - God speed, 1900

monsieurleprince:

Edmund Blair Leighton (1853 - 1922) - God speed, 1900

scrapironflotilla:

French soldiers wearing First World War-era uniforms parade on the Champs Elysees during the annual Bastille Day military parade in Paris, on July 14. 
As the vast majority of WW1 era photos we see are black and white, it’s often hard to imagine how they should look. Every so often it’s good to have a reminder that the War, and all of pre-colour history, looked as vibrant and real as life today.

scrapironflotilla:

French soldiers wearing First World War-era uniforms parade on the Champs Elysees during the annual Bastille Day military parade in Paris, on July 14. 

As the vast majority of WW1 era photos we see are black and white, it’s often hard to imagine how they should look. Every so often it’s good to have a reminder that the War, and all of pre-colour history, looked as vibrant and real as life today.

likeafieldmouse:

Rembrandt van Rijn - The Three Trees (1643)

statues-and-monuments:

statues-and-monuments
Paris Opera House by Michael Maniezzo 
Paris, France

ART HISTORY MEME || [6/6] themes or series or subjects: Sea/ocean

lobsterwarrior:

Age of Sail (sailing ships of Royal Navy)

fayettish:

The Battle of Camperdown, Philipp James de Loutherbourg, 1799. Detail.

fayettish:

The Battle of CamperdownPhilipp James de Loutherbourg, 1799. Detail.

juliangriffith:

Types and Riga of Tall Ships

juliangriffith:

Types and Riga of Tall Ships

russian-style:

Natalia Goncharova - Illustration to the Tale of Tsar Saltan by Alexander Pushkin, 1921. 

my-ear-trumpet:

carolathhabsburg:

Three gentlemen : King Constantinos I of Greece with sons Prince George (left) and prince Alexander (behind)

Looking rather dapper with the boater, cane and monocle combination.

my-ear-trumpet:

carolathhabsburg:

Three gentlemen : King Constantinos I of Greece with sons Prince George (left) and prince Alexander (behind)

Looking rather dapper with the boater, cane and monocle combination.

weirdvintage:

Nothing says “Happy Independence Day” like Captain America punching Hitler in the face, March 1941 (via TopTenz)

Happy 4th of July, everyone. 

weirdvintage:

Nothing says “Happy Independence Day” like Captain America punching Hitler in the face, March 1941 (via TopTenz)

Happy 4th of July, everyone. 

cerebralzero:

American flags from 1767 to present

tragedyseries:

Archive post #22. A top favorite of mine. “As the golden treasure of the bees goeth, so may goeth thy destruction” -Lord Ursus

tragedyseries:

Archive post #22. A top favorite of mine. “As the golden treasure of the bees goeth, so may goeth thy destruction” -Lord Ursus

humanoidhistory:

1907 illustration of an “ancient Egyptian interior.”
(New York Public Library)

humanoidhistory:

1907 illustration of an “ancient Egyptian interior.”

(New York Public Library)

historywars:

Charge of the 9th english lancers.

historywars:

Charge of the 9th english lancers.