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hudscum:

The back of the John Boyle O’Reilly monument in Boston’s Back Bay Fens

hudscum:

The back of the John Boyle O’Reilly monument in Boston’s Back Bay Fens

manisima:

Lanvin SS15

manisima:

Lanvin SS15

harbi-doll:

tac-tickle:

The evolution of the warrior’s helmet.

Engineering

art-of-swords:

Wakizashi Sword

  • Dated: 17th century (Edo Period: 1603-1867)
  • Medium: steel, gold, copper and gold alloy, ray skin, silk, lacquered wood, polished horn.
  • Measurements: overall length: 45 cm

The wakizashi was used on close quarters combat and also to commit ritual suicide (hara-kiri or seppuku); it was the shortest sword used by the samurai warrior class. Its one edged blade measures usually between 30 and 60 cm with a long and complex manufacturing process.

Source: Copyright © 2014 Caravana Collection

error888:

Samurai with french-made Minié rifle and back mounted katana by Ueno Hikoma late 1860s (Boshin War) [236x625] : HistoryPorn

magictransistor:

Agustín Víctor Casasola. Mexico City. 1900s.

gkojax:

Nicolas Andreas Taralis SS12

gkojax:

Nicolas Andreas Taralis SS12

error888:

Ammunition for “Kittyhawk” aircraft American-made “Kittyhawk” fighters have been causing devastation among the transport columns of the Axis in Northern Africa. Depicted: An Arab assistant to an R.A.F. armourer wearing an original head-dress of ammunition - Imgur

error888:

Ammunition for “Kittyhawk” aircraft American-made “Kittyhawk” fighters have been causing devastation among the transport columns of the Axis in Northern Africa. Depicted: An Arab assistant to an R.A.F. armourer wearing an original head-dress of ammunition - Imgur

magictransistor:

Gasmaske . ガスマスク. противогаз . গ্যাস মাস্ক . מסכת גז . 防毒面具 . गैस मास्क . قناع الغاز

error888:

Shogun Assasin by Andrew Archer (1980) [600x1163] : MoviePosterPorn

hapirai:

私たちが知らない江戸「日本を愛した19世紀の米国人画家」が描いた、息遣いすら感じる美しき風景:DDN JAPAN

なんだこの生々しさ

僕らが知る “江戸” とは違う風景。19世紀の米国人画家 ロバート・フレデリック・ブラム (Robert Frederick Blum) は、1876年「フィラデルフィア万博」で日本文化に衝撃を受け、いつかその地を踏むことを夢に抱いた

14年後の1890年、上野で開催された「第三回・国内勧業博覧会」に招待されたことを機に、その後3年間に渡って、彼の目を奪った江戸の香りが色濃く残る日本の景色を描き続けることになる

mmmrorschach:

If you look up ‘festooned’ in the dictionary…

mmmrorschach:

If you look up ‘festooned’ in the dictionary…

otakugangsta:

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