Beauty And The Muse
Simply delish darling!
Instagroove
Pinterest
Facebook

tumblr tracker

  1.  

    Fleurs photographiées by Adolphe Braun, 1853

    Source: frenchtwist

  2.   staticeverywhere:

Via heartmindawakening:

celticanglopress:

tatteredbanners:

Edmond-François Aman-Jean |Venise, Queen of the See (1893)

    Full image link →

    staticeverywhere:

    Via heartmindawakening:

    celticanglopress:

    tatteredbanners:

    Edmond-François Aman-Jean |Venise, Queen of the See (1893)

  3.  

    Alphabet Pornographique by Joseph Apoux, c. 1880

    Also

    Source: frenchtwist

  4.   sailorgil:

” Bookplate — Mermaid With Comb and Mirror “  ….  Engraving, No Date, Probably 19th Century

    Full image link →

    sailorgil:

    ” Bookplate — Mermaid With Comb and Mirror “  ….  Engraving, No Date, Probably 19th Century

    Source: sailorgil

  5.   foxesinbreeches:

No. 13 by Pierre Louÿs, 1898 (From a “bullet album”) 

    Full image link →

    foxesinbreeches:

    No. 13 by Pierre Louÿs, 1898 (From a “bullet album”) 

    Source: foxesinbreeches

  6.   drunkcle:

Two Nude Bathers Under a Tree at the Water’s Edge (Deux baigneuses nues sous un arbre au bord de l’eau) (1895) by Aristide Maillol (French, 1861–1944)

    Full image link →

    drunkcle:

    Two Nude Bathers Under a Tree at the Water’s Edge (Deux baigneuses nues sous un arbre au bord de l’eau) (1895) by Aristide Maillol (French, 1861–1944)

    Source: moma.org

  7.   foxesinbreeches:

Marie de Régnier by Pierre Louÿs, 1898

    Full image link →

    foxesinbreeches:

    Marie de Régnier by Pierre Louÿs, 1898

    Source: foxesinbreeches

  8.  
    It is always sad to leave a place to which one knows one will never return. Such are the mélancolies du voyage: perhaps they are one of the most enriching things about traveling.
    – Gustave Flaubert, from a letter written to Louis Bouilhet, June 2, 1850
    From The Letters of Gustave Flaubert: 1830-1857 (via liquidnight)

    Source: liquidnight

  9.   oldbookillustrations:

Mary, Mary, quite contrary

Kate Greenaway, from Mother Goose, London, New York, 1881.

(Source: archive.org)

    Full image link →

    oldbookillustrations:

    Mary, Mary, quite contrary

    Kate Greenaway, from Mother Goose, London, New York, 1881.

    (Source: archive.org)

    Source: oldbookillustrations

  10.   frenchtwist:

via rrrick:

By John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893)
Form is Void

    Full image link →

    frenchtwist:

    via rrrick:

    By John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893)

    Form is Void

    Source: rrrick

  11.   geisterseher:

Slavische Märchen (1878)

    Full image link →

    geisterseher:

    Slavische Märchen (1878)

    (via sailorgil)

    Source: archive.org

  12.   fyodorpavlov:

I don’t know why it didn’t occur to me earlier that I could, in fact, conquer the ridiculously yellow pages of my sketchbook with things like this. I wish The Yellow Book was still around. I should publish my own.

    Full image link →

    fyodorpavlov:

    I don’t know why it didn’t occur to me earlier that I could, in fact, conquer the ridiculously yellow pages of my sketchbook with things like this. I wish The Yellow Book was still around. I should publish my own.

    Source: fyodorpavlov

  13.   drunkcle:

She’s cute. A Cupid fairy of some sort from the 1890s, when such things roamed the earth in hordes before they were cut down like the buffalo.

    Full image link →

    drunkcle:

    She’s cute. A Cupid fairy of some sort from the 1890s, when such things roamed the earth in hordes before they were cut down like the buffalo.

    Source: retronaut.co

  14.   oldbookillustrations:

Ballgown, Restoration (1814-1830).

Frontispiece from Yester-Year, written and illustrated by Albert Robida, London, 1892.

(Source: archive.org)

    Full image link →

    oldbookillustrations:

    Ballgown, Restoration (1814-1830).

    Frontispiece from Yester-Year, written and illustrated by Albert Robida, London, 1892.

    (Source: archive.org)

    Source: oldbookillustrations

  15.   oldbookillustrations:

Carnation.
Jean-Jacques Grandville, from Les fleurs animées (animate flowers), collective work, Paris, 1867.
(Source: archive.org)

    Full image link →

    oldbookillustrations:

    Carnation.

    Jean-Jacques Grandville, from Les fleurs animées (animate flowers), collective work, Paris, 1867.

    (Source: archive.org)

    Source: oldbookillustrations