gerda-kay:

Lake Crescent, 1918.
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I dissent absolutely from the position of those who welcome the new machine-culture involving a complete break with the past. To me there is nothing really civilized in large-scale organization & spectacular material development—while the modern worship of mere speed & quantity strikes me as being downright decadent. — H.P. Lovecraft: Letters to Robert Bloch (Necronomicon Press, 1993) Letter 11, dated 22 July, 1933. (via abraxasbooks)
andsherained:

Composed by Mozart at 7 or 8 years of age, recently identified in Austria.
cavetocanvas:

Giuseppe Penone, Musical transcription of the structure of trees, 2012
historicaltimes:

A US Air Force Lieutenant is held captive by a young North Vietnamese girl soldier. 1967.
ozu-teapot:

Skammen (Shame) - Ingmar Bergman - 1968
Liv Ullmann
deathandmysticism:

A photograph, probably from the late 19th century, showing the collection of a researcher or collector of ancient artefacts from Chile and Peru, with four mummies at the center
deathandmysticism:

Joseph F. Rock, Balden Lhamo leads the Bowa in protecting Yama, The King of Hell, Choni Lamasery, Tibet, 1927
ampersandgallery:

Original vintage photo, circa 1930s
- Collection -
11.01.2012
emyandthewoods:

a—fri—ca:

Fulani woman, Foutah Djalon, french Guinea, early 20th c.
This  Hairdo was worn only by  noble women because nobility didn’t have to carry anything on their head.
(photo delcampe.net)
akaixab:

Martin Gusinde: Selk’mam Man dressed for Hain Adolescence Initiation Ceremony, Tierra del Fuego, 1923
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