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    Les dessins des enfants de Darwin sur le manuscrit de "l'Origine des espèces"

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    1800s Scrapbook. xo--FleaingFrance

    La Belle Brocante

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    Green Gables in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island!! The real Green Gables in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island. The farm was owned by the McNeil family, who were cousins of author Lucy Maud Montgomery.

    Anne of Green Gables Raspberry Cordial - Literary Recipe

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    Photographic Portraits of Famous Artist’s Paint Palettes by Matthias Schaller www.thisiscolossa...

    Photographic Portraits of Famous Artist's Paint Palettes by Matthias Schaller

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    Actual poster from the mid-50’s issued by Senator Joseph McCarthy at the height of the Red Scare and anti communist witch hunt.

    Alison's random stuff

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    Sampler, by Rebecca Carter, 1788, Providence, RI. From the collections of the American Folk Art Museum.

    REBECCA CARTER SAMPLER | American Folk Art Museum

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    Seaside resorts luggage labels from the 1930's: Brighton & Morecambe

    Seaside resorts luggage labels 1930's

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    Letter from Alfred Joseph Frueh to Giuliette Fanciulli, 1913 Jan. 10.

    muirgil's dream | Letter from Alfred Joseph Frueh to Giuliette...

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    The Viking Alphabet

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    Paper Theater: 18th century dioramas. In the 18th C dioramas became very popular as a means of entertainment. Around 1730, the Augsburg copperplate engraver and publisher Martin Engelbrecht created miniature theater[s]. [They] consist of 5-8 scenery-like sheets, which create a perspective image if arranged one behind the other. Along with religious themes, these scenes show courtly life, the seasons etc.

    a g r a p h i a: Paper Theater

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    Budapest | hot air balloon print

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    The Ingenuity and Beauty of Creative Parchment Repair in Medieval Books

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    On Google News you can search and read old print newspapers, going as far back as 1752.

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    Medieval Book Historian Erik Kwakkel Discovers and Catalogs 800-Year-Old Doodles in Some of the World’s Oldest Books

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    beautiful old books

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    A very old sample of italic lettering from the book, "La operina di Ludouico Vicentino, da imparare di scriuere littera cancellarescha (1524)."

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    Viking woman’s knives

    Viking woman’s knives Little beauties

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    great printables!

    maybe*mej: Free digital

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    Two poster designs by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, ca. 1886.

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    This is one of three similar samplers (the other two are in private collections) that can be traced to girls who lived in the Franklin/Norwich area of Connecticut. Illustrated with exotic scenes of faraway lands, they are some of the most unusual samplers stitched by early nineteenth-century schoolgirls

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    What to draw and how to draw it..A whole book of drawing ideas! This is a really good vintage book. I know it's helpful for all ages!

    Download a historic 78-page children's drawing book for free!

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    Roman garden painting, detail, first century A.D.

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    271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book

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    My #SimpleThings as April ends and May begins include this gingerbread mould, a family heirloom passed on to me by my mother in law

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    DIY Family Tree Chalkboard - your homebased mom

    DIY Family Tree Chalkboard - your homebased mom

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