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bridges park / ireland

There's a pink version of this photo going around as "Moss Bridges Ireland" or "Bridges Park, Ireland", but this is photo originally looks like this and is not from Ireland but from Saiho-ji Zen Garden in Kyoto Japan

Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich - The Best Of Marlene Dietrich: buy LP, Comp at Discogs

Napoleon's signet ring.

Napoleon's signet ring - the only remaining example of 10 similar rings commissioned by Napolean from Chaumet which he gave to the commander of his Honor Guard, Hans de Bruyere. carats of diamonds

A Muffin Man, c.1910, London~ Victorian/Edwardian households had many fresh foods delivered; muffins would be delivered door-to-door by a muffin man.The "muffin" in question was the bread product known in the U.S.A. as English muffins,not the much sweeter cupcake-shaped American variety."Have you seen the muffin man, the muffin man.Have you seen the muffin man who lives down Drury Lane." "The Muffin Man" is a traditional nursery rhyme & children's song.Drury Lane is a thoroughfare in…

Muffin Man, c. 1910 Oh do you know the muffin man, That lives in Drury Lane? Yes I know the muffin man, That lives in Drury Lane.in London, England

Paris, Champs-Élysées, 3rd June 1906

Paris, Champs-Élysées, June Edwardian street style: Astonishing amateur images which capture the fashion of women in London and Paris over a century ago.

1918 Wall Street WWI is Over

What we call "Veterans Day" today was originally "Armistice Day," marking the day WWI ended. In this photo, Americans celebrate news of German surrender on Wall Street, November - Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Germany Surrenders: 1918

General Robert E. Lee (CSA). The Lee Estate was confiscated by the union army to be used as a field hospital at the order of Seward, Sec. Of War for President Lincoln. Arlington was Robert E. Lees home and now Arlington Nation Cemetery.

I am a great admirer of General Robert E. Robert Edward Lee was an American career military officer who is best known for having commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War