I died for beauty, but was scarce Adjusted in the tomb, When one who died for truth was lain In an adjoining room. He questioned softly why I failed? ‘For beauty,’ I replied. ‘And I for truth, — the two… Read More ›
Three Skeletons at the Piano, photographer unknown, 1897, via The National Archives.
Der Tod im Baum (Death in the Tree) by Angelo Jank in the magazine Jugend, 1897 (via The Morthouse) Related Posts: – Silent Sundays: Kostlivec (1961) – Silent Sundays: Empusa (1894) – Silent Sundays: Dark Star (1890)
Empusa etching by Carl Schmidt-Helmbrechts (1894), via Feuilleton Related Posts: – Silent Sundays: The Little Witch (1916) – Silent Sundays: Dante and Virgil in Hell (1850) – Silent Sundays: Princess Juliana (2012)
Edvard Munch, Vampire (original title: Love and Pain), 1895 Related Posts: – She Held Her Mouth Up Redly Wan: The Vampire Hunter’s Kit – Silent Sundays: Photo Prisma Almanac No. 5 (1952) – A Man, Tall and Thin, and Ghastly Pale: Bram Stoker’s Dracula
For the last few hundred years, the gowns of the First Ladies have cemented a moment in time, not only providing a snapshot of evolving fashion, but also acting as a socio-political window to the historical context of their era. From… Read More ›
Wilhelm Kotarbiński,”Темная звезда (Dark Star),” circa 1890 (via Dark Classics Art Gallery) Related Posts: – Silent Sundays: La Bibliothèque Infernale (1860) – Silent Sundays: Dante and Virgil in Hell (1850) – Silent Sundays: Madam Satan (1930)