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» About: Amy, 27, Melbourne, Slytherin, piano, nostalgia (& chocolate) addict, languisher in all things 18th century and Tolkien.

I post anything that catches my eye, usually to do with my interests and hobbies. If I have reblogged something without sufficient credit, please let me know.

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» Personal blog: Aletheia Nocturne
» Macabre blog: Corprusarium
» Tolkien blog: Lorquendë

» Fandoms/Loves: Tolkien, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones/ASoIaF, The Vampire Chronicles, Downton Abbey, The Elder Scrolls, Lord of the Rings Online, Vampire: The Masquerade, Forgotten Realms series, Hannibal Lecter, period drama, baroque music & art, historical fashion, Classic Lolita fashion, opera, classical music, coloraturas, period keyboard instruments, Nightwish, long hair, rabbits, little birds, and Hominid Watching

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a-l-ancien-regime:

Louis XVI was born #onthisday in 1754. He met a gruesome fate – executed by guillotine in 1793 http://ow.ly/AC4Ic

a-l-ancien-regime:

Louis XVI was born #onthisday in 1754. He met a gruesome fate – executed by guillotine in 1793 http://ow.ly/AC4Ic

Posted on August/23/2014 With 18 notes






animals-in-art:

Armand Doré (French, 1824-1882) - Der kleine Liebling (1860)

animals-in-art:

Armand Doré (French, 1824-1882) - Der kleine Liebling (1860)

Posted on August/23/2014 With 112 notes


usagimon:

Dressed up in Krad Lanrete’s Catherine’s Tears yesterday.
I love this set so much, it has such a light and elegant feel! ♥

Posted on August/23/2014 With 163 notes


vysanthe:

Outfit photo from SMASH by What A Big Camera!

vysanthe:

Outfit photo from SMASH by What A Big Camera!

Posted on August/23/2014 With 30 notes



fleurdulys:

Per Aspera - Gabriel Corneius Ritter von Max

fleurdulys:

Per Aspera - Gabriel Corneius Ritter von Max

Posted on August/23/2014 With 218 notes




Schloß Augustusburg, Brühl, Germany.

Schloß Augustusburg, Brühl, Germany.




vefanyar:

Do you ever cry because Cate Blanchett? 

vefanyar:

Do you ever cry because Cate Blanchett? 

Posted on August/22/2014 With 14 notes




Up Close: “1788 Doll” from the Gratitude Train by Jacques Griffe (X)

Up Close: “1788 Doll” from the Gratitude Train by Jacques Griffe (X)

Posted on August/22/2014 With 342 notes


nicolas-de-rascole:

Vampire Lolita party by Gothic&Lolita festival

Photos - JustMoolti

Me and my lovely Elizabeth

Posted on August/22/2014 With 61 notes

speciesbarocus:

Louis Boudan - Vue du Collège des Jésuites de La Flèche (1695).

Architect: Étienne Martellange S. J.

Posted on August/22/2014 With 73 notes

princess-pirate-miki:

manda-the-stars-shine-bright:

I don’t understand anyone who can survive 80 degrees without a blasting AC.

Living in Florida I’ve actually done this. Not the entire day but my car does not have AC and at one point my boyfriend’s dad would not ask the landlord for…

Wait… 80? As in 26 degrees Celsius??? :P Come here, we have lovely 47°C (117) days, or weeks where it stays at 41-44°C (111) all day (dropping maybe a little below 30 at night). 0______0

Posted on August/22/2014 With 28 notes


vivelareine:

A pair of French Limoges porcelain vases with portraits of the princesse de Lamballe and Madame Elisabeth.
[source: Live Auctioneers]

vivelareine:

A pair of French Limoges porcelain vases with portraits of the princesse de Lamballe and Madame Elisabeth.

[source: Live Auctioneers]

Posted on August/22/2014 With 57 notes



retrofolie:

Time of the Day #AlfonsMucha   Available here in 3 different shapes:http://www.retrofolie.com/#!product/prd1/2660353231/time-of-the-day ORhttps://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/200259253/alfons-mucha-corset-time-of-the-day?ref=listing-3
PS: THANK YOU FOR THE 400 FOLLOWERS!! &lt;3 &lt;3 &lt;3 


heart skippin&#8217; a beat there

retrofolie:

Time of the Day #AlfonsMucha 

Available here in 3 different shapes:
http://www.retrofolie.com/#!product/prd1/2660353231/time-of-the-day
OR
https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/200259253/alfons-mucha-corset-time-of-the-day?ref=listing-3

PS: THANK YOU FOR THE 400 FOLLOWERS!! <3 <3 <3 

heart skippin’ a beat there

Posted on August/21/2014 With 187 notes



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