Fillips & Bibelots

& other ruinous fancies
in-the-horniman:

Another week, another animated toy!
This wooden mechanical toy comes from Russia, and depicts a bear feeding from a honey pot. It was acquired by the museum in 1969.

in-the-horniman:

Another week, another animated toy!

This wooden mechanical toy comes from Russia, and depicts a bear feeding from a honey pot. It was acquired by the museum in 1969.

philamuseum:

More Art Monday: April Showers

Don’t let a little rain get you down—at least it’s not snow, and there will be beautiful May flowers to follow!

Rainy Day, Queens,” 1931, Martin Lewis, American (born Australia) 

Rain, La Pluie,” 1889, Vincent Willem van Gogh, Dutch 

Spring Showers, New York, From the journal Camera Work,” 1900 (negative); 1911 (photogravure), Alfred Stieglitz, American 

Rain at Ume Bridge, Kitanoshinchi, From the series One Hundred Views of Naniwa (Naniwa hyakkei no uchi),” Late 1850’s, Hasegawa Sadanobu I, Japanese 

Oh Lawd, Please Take Away the Rain!” 1940, Lamar Baker, American 

wehadfacesthen:

Barbara Stanwyck in a publicity photo for Breakfast for Two (Alfred Santell, 1937)

wehadfacesthen:

Barbara Stanwyck in a publicity photo for Breakfast for Two (Alfred Santell, 1937)

(Source: letszigzag)

carriebou:

Photo set showing WW1 Facial Prosthesis - exact date unknown

carriebou:

Photo set showing WW1 Facial Prosthesis - exact date unknown

(via deforest)