Poland, 17th century: full harnessing of a war horse.
From Le costume historique (The costume history) vol. 6, by Auguste Racinet, Paris, 1888.
(Source: archive.org. The French edition seems to be more complete than the German one.)
France, women’s dresses between 1794 and 1800.
From Geschichte des Kostüms (The costume history) vol. 5, by Auguste Racinet, Berlin, 1888.
Collection of page scans from Saturday mornings haul… some nice 1940 lithographed covers and a strangely beautiful use of (what I think is) phonetic type.
- “Thanks. It has pockets!”— every girl ever responding to a compliment on a skirt/dress that has pockets (via fennekinz)
- “The rudest possible gift is a gift card. It means you think the person is stupid and has no interests. The only good gift card is Bitcoin. You...”