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i will die in peace

design-is-fine:

Thomas Wright, An original theory of the universe, 1750. London. Via Linda Hall Library

1 cross section of the model of the Milky Way galaxy. 2 Multiple solar systems with comets.  3 The symbolic eye of Deity in all star systems: A finite View of Infinity. 4 The first depiction of multiple galaxies in a book  

houghtonlib:

Imperatorskaia akademīia nauk (Russia). Palaty Sanktpeterburgskoĭ imperatorskoĭ Akademii nauk biblioteki i Kunstkamery, kotorykh predstavleny plany, fasady i profili, 1741.
Typ 758.41.131 (A) 
Houghton Library, Harvard University

houghtonlib:

Imperatorskaia akademīia nauk (Russia). Palaty Sanktpeterburgskoĭ imperatorskoĭ Akademii nauk biblioteki i Kunstkamery, kotorykh predstavleny plany, fasady i profili, 1741.

Typ 758.41.131 (A)

Houghton Library, Harvard University

bacchitempel:

Portrait of Prince Fredrik Adolf of Sweden, Duke of Östergötland (1750 - 1803)Painted by Alexander Roslin (1718 - 1793) Oil on canvas. Nationalmuseum, Stockholm. NMGrh 1991.Fredrik Adolf, the youngest brother of Gustaf III, was described as the most beautiful Prince in Europe. He was a strong erotic nature, like his brother Karl, and this resulted in some questionable relationships with suggestiv women. He never married but lived for a long time of his life with the actress Sophie Hagman in a marriage-like relationship. He was described as kind-hearted, friendly and cheerful but also as bad-temperd, stubborn, capricious, frivolous and poorly endowed. 

bacchitempel:

Portrait of Prince Fredrik Adolf of Sweden, Duke of Östergötland (1750 - 1803)

Painted by Alexander Roslin (1718 - 1793) 

Oil on canvas. 

Nationalmuseum, Stockholm. 

NMGrh 1991.

Fredrik Adolf, the youngest brother of Gustaf III, was described as the most beautiful Prince in Europe. He was a strong erotic nature, like his brother Karl, and this resulted in some questionable relationships with suggestiv women. He never married but lived for a long time of his life with the actress Sophie Hagman in a marriage-like relationship. He was described as kind-hearted, friendly and cheerful but also as bad-temperd, stubborn, capricious, frivolous and poorly endowed. 

history-of-fashion:

1761 Violante Beatrice Siries - Captain Sir Edward Hughes

history-of-fashion:

1761 Violante Beatrice Siries - Captain Sir Edward Hughes

sollertias:

Portrait of the Countess of Vergennes in Turkish Attireontes of Vergennes in Turkish Gown by Antoine de Favray (detail)

sollertias:

Portrait of the Countess of Vergennes in Turkish Attireontes of Vergennes in Turkish Gown by Antoine de Favray (detail)

cimmerianweathers:

A Vase of Flowers (detail), Mary Moser, 1792-97. Oil on canvas.

cimmerianweathers:

A Vase of Flowers (detail), Mary Moser, 1792-97. Oil on canvas.

windsorhouseantiques:

http://www.windsorhouseantiques.co.uk/stock/d/18th-century-satinwood-secretaire-abattant-/168830
windsorhouseantiques:

http://www.windsorhouseantiques.co.uk/stock/d/early-18th-century-walnut-longcase-clock-by-j-elias-of-amsterdam/166562
my-ear-trumpet:

Anonymous, A Declaration of a Strange and Wonderfull Monster (London, 1646) (via The Appendix)

my-ear-trumpet:

Anonymous, A Declaration of a Strange and Wonderfull Monster (London, 1646) (via The Appendix)

michaelmoonsbookshop:

18th century music 1757-1767

detailsofpaintings:

Jean-Marc Nattier, Princess Maria Isabella of Parma (detail)
1758

detailsofpaintings:

Jean-Marc Nattier, Princess Maria Isabella of Parma (detail)

1758

detailsofpaintings:

François Hubert Drouais and Studio, Portrait of a Lady, said to be Mademoiselle de Forges (details)

c. 1770 

sollertias:

Portrait de la comédienne Marie-Anne de Châteauneuf by Nicolas de Largillierre, 1712 (detail)

sollertias:

Portrait de la comédienne Marie-Anne de Châteauneuf by Nicolas de Largillierre, 1712 (detail)

eighteenthcenturyfiction:

rococo2earlymodern:

Pair of shoes

  • Place of origin: Great Britain, United Kingdom (made)
  • Date: ca. 1740s (made)
  • Materials and Techniques: silk damask

The V&A Museum

Buckle!

omgthatdress:

Mantua
1740-1750
The Kyoto Costume Institute

omgthatdress:

Mantua

1740-1750

The Kyoto Costume Institute