While your current activities appear most engaging, perhaps this lavish fur trimmed jacket can direct your attention elsewhere.
Exceedingly Casual Napoleonic Regimental Hussar”
Illustration: Grand Armeé 10th Regimental Uniforms by Carle Vernet, c. 1812.
Female Rebellion by Will R. Barnes, To Date Cover Illustration c. November, 1895 via The New York Public Library
Let’s take a moment to acknowledge how incredibly suave the woman depicted in this illustration is. Between the hussar uniform and head-tilt sword wielding feminist imagery, she knows what it’s all about.
Additionally, why are there no digitized editions of this magazine - why can’t we read their late nineteenth century opinions.
Observation: Kate Beaton - were you a late nineteenth century magazine illustrator?
Arrow Collar: Illustrations by J.C Leyendecker, 1910s (via rompedas)
Romanced Hens in 18th Century Dress, Dutch Passover Postcards c. 1917 via TuckDB
How does one even begin to caption these
Oiseau de Paradis, 1806 via The New York Public Library