Category: history

Japanese kaiken dagger, late 18th century.

Japanese kaiken dagger, late 18th century.

from Auctions Imperial

nemfrog: “Blue colored glass eyes from Queen …

nemfrog:

“Blue colored glass eyes from Queen & Co. Oculists & Opticians of Philadelphia.” 1891. 

Huntington Library

Art Nouveau glass & sterling silver trivet…

Art Nouveau glass & sterling silver trivets made by Webster, circa early 20th century.

Silver mounted flintlock blunderbuss, Turkish,…

Silver mounted flintlock blunderbuss, Turkish, early 19th century.

from Czerny’s International Auction House

Spanish capacete, late 15th century

Spanish capacete, late 15th century

from The Royal Armouries Collection

Gold inlaid shamshir, India, 19th century.

Gold inlaid shamshir, India, 19th century.

from Czerny’s International Auction House

Silver inlaid flintlock pistol with pearl moun…

Silver inlaid flintlock pistol with pearl mounts, Syria, mid 19th century.

from Auctions Imperial

Haladie dagger, India, 19th century.

Haladie dagger, India, 19th century.

from Auctions Imperial

The 1916 Black Tom Explosion

The 1916 Black Tom Explosion

from The History Guy: History Deserves to be Remembered

Women designers who made Herman Miller furnitu…

Women designers who made Herman Miller furniture shine