fuckyeahvintageillustration:

'Les liaisons dangereuses/ Dangerous Liaisons' by Choderlos de Laclos, illustrated by George Barbier. Published 1934 by Le Vasseur et Cie, Paris.

Description:  A French epistolary novel about the Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont, two rivals (and ex-lovers) who use seduction as a weapon to humiliate and degrade others, while enjoying their cruel games and boasting about their manipulative talents.

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medievalpoc:

il-tenore-regina:

vivelareine:

—Marie Antoinette (2006)

 Just so everyone is clear, the handsome Black man tutoring Marie Antoinette is Joseph Boulogne, classical musician extraordinaire whose work influenced Mozart’s. This has been your Western music history tidbit of the day. Adieu! 

*just leaves this here*

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Chevalier Joseph Boulogne de Saint-Georges

orplid:

Delightful Mystery …..
Christina Ricci, lace wrapped in a Mantilla 
Photo by Daniele & Iango

orplid:

Delightful Mystery …..

Christina Ricci, lace wrapped in a Mantilla

Photo by Daniele & Iango

mypassionmypride:

hannibals-souffle:

dean-the-piesexual:

*short haired people sobbing in the corner*

*curly haired people stare longingly*

*punk chic that can never be pin-up/rockabilly chic stares then sobbs*

(Source: jbrclothing)