1916: Suffragette on a scooter via Retonaut
“Lady Florence Norman, a suffragette, on her motor-scooter in 1916, travelling to work at offices in London where she was a supervisor. The scooter was a birthday present from her husband, the journalist and Liberal politician Sir Henry Norman.”
10:55 am • 2 Novembro 2013 • 178 notas
I cannot cog, and say thou art this and that, like a many of these lisping hawthorn buds.
Hugh Thomson, from The merry wives of Windsor, by William Shakespeare, New York, 1910.
6:36 pm • 29 Outubro 2013 • 178 notas
Sun erupts with solar flare — one of the strongest it can unleash
(Photo: NASA / SDO)
The sun erupted with one of the strongest solar flares it can unleash early Friday, just days after firing off an intense solar storm at Earth.
(Fonte: NBCNews.com, via britishpathe)
6:34 pm • 29 Outubro 2013 • 800 notas
Horace Vernet - The Battle of Fontenoy (1828)
The above image shows the officer kissing a younger officer after receiving the red ribbon of the Military Order of St. Louis (shown in his left hand).
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9:41 am • 25 Outubro 2013 • 1 454 notas