Acanthus wallpaper design by William Morris.
Plate from ‘The Art of William Morris’ by Aymer Vallance
Snuffbox made of chrysoprase, gold, stones and diamonds colored with back foils. About 1765. It belonged to Frederick II of Prussia
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Why, thank you (▰˘◡˘▰)
1. I like Dostoyevsky a lot.
2. I am nice to cats.
3. I have great taste in everything. (But mostly books.)
4. I am fairly good at toning down my violent urges during teamwork.
5. I make pretty good cookies.
Greek, Carnelian scaraboid seal with Nike, late 6th-early 5th century BC (source)
Musée du Louvre, Paris, 2005
Photo by Candida Höfer
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Vest worn by Alexander Pushkin during his last duel.
Housed in the Alexander Pushkin Museum and Memorial Apartment.
Photo taken by Rudolf Kucherov.