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1910-again:

August Strindberg, Wave IX 1903
majorminorminormajor:

henry draper. glass positive of the moon. 1876.
thatsbutterbaby:

'Les Plèiades; D'après la carte dressée par M.C.Wolt, comprenant les 571 ètoiles de 3e à 13e grandeur visibles à l'aide d'un tèlescope de 31 centimètres d'ouverture 'engraved print 1877
1910-again:

Victor Hugo, Spot c.1866-1868
tierradentro:

“Composition with Lines (Composition in Black and White)”, 1917, Piet Mondrian.
1910-again:

Antoine-Henri Becquerel, Rays emitted from a radioactive substance through a slitted screen 1903
les-sources-du-nil:

Craig & George Falconer (credited to)
(Fake) Photograph of a Ghost. Early 20th Century
1910-again:

Aleister Crowley, Sunset on Sicilian Coast II 1920
ancientpeoples:

Floor tile
Roman Britain, 1st-4th century ADProbably from London
Inscribed with a sketch of a lighthouse
The sketch appears to show a pharos, a Roman lighthouse. Two such lighthouses flanked the Roman harbour at Dover, the main base of the British fleet. The sketch was scratched onto the tile before firing.
Source: British Museum
ericusrex:

Blue (Blau) - Vasily Kandinsky