sixpenceee:

Statue of Saint Bartholomew, who was skinned-alive by the Romans for not renouncing his christian-faith. In this statue, the sculptor depicts Bartholomew with muscles, bones, and veins for all to see. Draped around his shoulders and waist is his own skin. (Another Ghostly Statue:René de Chalon)

sixpenceee:

Statue of Saint Bartholomew, who was skinned-alive by the Romans for not renouncing his christian-faith. In this statue, the sculptor depicts Bartholomew with muscles, bones, and veins for all to see. Draped around his shoulders and waist is his own skin. (Another Ghostly Statue:René de Chalon)

magictransistor:

Asa Smith. Celestial Illustrations from Smith’s Illustrated Astronomy. 1851. 

Wood engravings with hand highlighting, written by the principal of Public School No. 12 in New York City with the goal “to present all the distinguishing principles in physical Astronomy with as few words as possible”.

historicaltimes:

Panoramic view of the interior of the Iroquois Theatre taken the day after the fire in which more than 600 people died, Chicago, December 31, 1903.
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historicaltimes:

Panoramic view of the interior of the Iroquois Theatre taken the day after the fire in which more than 600 people died, Chicago, December 31, 1903.

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expressions-of-nature:

A mountain in Iceland. Photographed by Jakob Walter

expressions-of-nature:

A mountain in Iceland. Photographed by Jakob Walter