Lost Splendor

Past and present by an archives student and new Bostonian. @freifraufitz

"Taken from the catacombs of Rome in the 17th century, the relics of twelve martyred saints were then attired in the regalia of the period before being interred in a remote church on the German/Czech border." - Immortal, Toby de Silva (via Retronaut)
"Taken from the catacombs of Rome in the 17th century, the relics of twelve martyred saints were then attired in the regalia of the period before being interred in a remote church on the German/Czech border." - Immortal, Toby de Silva (via Retronaut)
The Full Skeleton, Clavicle c. 1774. via NYPL
Snake, c. 1856 via NYPL
 
"Darkling I listen; and, for many a time
I have been half in love with easeful Death,”
Ode to a Nightingale, John Keats
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