1. New York City, 1900
Found on Reddit.
2. Alexandre Dumas’ hideaway on the grounds of Monte Cristo Castle in Marly le Roi, France
Where he possibly wrote The Three Musketeers?
3. Soldiers (left to right) from Britain, United States, Australia, India, Germany, France, Austria Hungary, Italy, & Japan
Taken circa 1900, the Eight-Nation Alliance launched what it saw as a humanitarian intervention and invaded Qing China; eventually relieving the Siege of the Legationsin Beijing during the summer of 1900.
Found on Wikipedia.
4. Bodiam castle
East Sussex UK, found on Flickr.
5. An Underwater Wedding in the 1950s
Bob Smith was a diving clown and Mary Beth Sanger was a synchronized swimmer. Found via So Bad So Good in the LIFE archives.
6. This Villa for Rent in the Maldives
That pool. Soneva Fushi Private Reserve.
7. Liquorice Moon Studios
Ceramic bangles & plates from $22 on Etsy.
8. This Pendant
Made in the late 16th century, is a nacreous baroque pearl which forms the hull of the caravel. All other parts of the caravel, including the two masts, the bow and stern of the ship, except for the sail, are made up of gold. The sail is made up of white enamel. The upper end of the hull, closer to the deck, is decorated with a row of five almost rectangular-shaped precious stones, which appear to be emeralds and rubies alternating with one another.
9. How they make Pasta Shells
Found via Twitter.
10. What Helicopters nearly looked like
The Edgley EA-7 Optica is a British light aircraft designed for slow-speed observation work, and intended as a low-cost alternative to helicopters. Market conditions are currently being assesed with a view to restarting production of the Optica. More info here.
11. The Smallest House in Paris, Then & Now
39 de la rue du Château d’Eau, found on Paris ZigZag.
12. A Miniaturized Version of Alfred Hitchcock’s “Rear Window” Film Set
And a little flashback to the film…
Film set found via Untapped Cities, Gifs via The Epicurialist.