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midcenturymodernfreak:

1938-39 Kozma Drinks Trolley | Design: Zsuzsa Kozma (1913 - ) | Budapest, Hungary | Walnut, Chromed Metal, Linoleum, Later Rubber Wheels | Museum no. W.21-1997 - Via

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centuriespast:

BLECHEN, KarlSelf-Portrait1823Oil on canvas mounted on board, 26 x 20 cmNationalgalerie, Berlin

centuriespast:

BLECHEN, Karl
Self-Portrait
1823
Oil on canvas mounted on board, 26 x 20 cm
Nationalgalerie, Berlin

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Nächtliches Bankett (“Nocturnal Banquet”) by Wolfgang Heimbach, dated 1640.
(source: Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien)

Nächtliches Bankett (“Nocturnal Banquet”) by Wolfgang Heimbach, dated 1640.

(source: Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien)

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#art  #painting  #wolfgang heimbach  #nocturnal banquet  #1600s 
poboh:

Bürgertor, Wien, 1918, Rudolf Koppitz. Austrian (1884 - 1936)

poboh:

Bürgertor, Wien, 1918, Rudolf Koppitz. Austrian (1884 - 1936)

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Nachtstück, a piece by puppeteer Richard Teschner from 1913.
(source: Theatermuseum)

Nachtstück, a piece by puppeteer Richard Teschner from 1913.

(source: Theatermuseum)

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#puppets  #richard teschner  #art nouveau  #Nachtstück  #1900s 
"Der Traum ist der beste Beweis dafür, daß wir nicht so fest in unsere Haut eingeschlossen sind, als es scheint."
The dream is the best proof that we are not as firmly enclosed in our skin as it seems.
Friedrich Hebbel (1813-1863), German poet and dramatist

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The Dauphiné team at the start line of a women’s scooter race in Milan, Italy, 1952.
(source: Tomboy Style)

The Dauphiné team at the start line of a women’s scooter race in Milan, Italy, 1952.

(source: Tomboy Style)

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#scooters  #vintage photograph  #1950s  #vintage fashion  #women 
Dang, Ede.
(from Parole Chicago, ep. 8 “Zwei Eisen im Feuer”)

Dang, Ede.

(from Parole Chicago, ep. 8 “Zwei Eisen im Feuer”)

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#christoph waltz  #master of the eyef*** since 1979  #parole chicago  #ede  #zwei eisen im feuer