Olga, Tatiana, and Anastasia, c. 1912.
Born on this day (07/22/1882): Edward Hopper.
“Self-Portrait and Hand Studies”, c. 1900.
Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna “The Elder”, 1883 Ball.
Yves Klein creating Cosmogony works on the banks of the Loup River, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France, June 23, 1960
Polish Resistance members Captain Stefan Mich (“Kmita”) and Zofia Domańska (“Zocha”) of Company Koszta stand with fellow partisans on Moniuszko Street during the Warsaw Uprising. Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland. 15 September 1944. Image taken by Eugeniusz Lokajski.
Café Pouchkine, Moscow
Electrical oscillator (Nikola Tesla), nd.
British Library, Harley 3244, detail of f. 58r. Bestiary. 1236-c.1250
Tesla at his Houston Street laboratory (Caption for this photo in Electrical Review), reads: “The operator’s body, in this experiment, is charged to a high potential by means of a coil responsive to the waves transmitted to it from a distant oscillator.” [March 29, 1899].
Yukio Mishima’s last words, moments before committing ritual suicide, 1970 (via larmoyante)