Gustav Klimt, Death and Life, 1910 (reworked 1915), oil on canvas.
Illustration by Edmund J. Sullivan for Quatrain 48 of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, First Version (as translated by Edward Fitzgerald), published 1913.
“No Hallowe’en Without a Jack-o’-Lantern,” from The Book of Hallowe’en by Ruth Edna Kelley, the first book-length history of the holiday,1919.
The spirit Ariel in The Tempest, illustrated by Louis John Rhead for Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb, 1918 (via Otherness).
“It’s the material,” said the old ship’s doctor — “the material plus the conditions — and, maybe,” he added slowly, “a third factor — yes, a third factor; but there, there ——” He broke off his half-meditative sentence and began… Read More ›
Just over two years ago, the creative team at The Viral Factory put together this homage to the evolution of fashion for the opening of a East London shopping center. Inspired by music, dance, and fashion from 1911 to 2011, this cheeky… Read More ›
Illustration in Ein moderner Totentanz (A Modern Dance of Death) by Joseph Sattler, 1912. Related Posts: – Silent Sundays: Poisons et Empoisonneurs Célèbres (1960) – Silent Sundays: Gothess Absynth (2010) – Silent Sundays: La Bibliothèque Infernale (1860)
Boulevard de Strasbourg (Corsets), photographed by Eugène Atget, Paris, 1912 Related Posts: – Silent Sundays: Peggy Ashcroft (1953) – Silent Sundays: Trepanation (1944) – Silent Sundays: Bianca Passarge (1958)