The wonderful Hyacinth Bucket (Patricia Routledge), in “Keeping Up Appearances”.

The wonderful Hyacinth Bucket (Patricia Routledge), in “Keeping Up Appearances”.

(Source: chafedaddy, via lackingsavoirfaire)

hotel-haute-societe:

Maharaja Yashwant Rao Holkar II of Indore
by Bernard Boutet de Monvel, 1934

hotel-haute-societe:

Maharaja Yashwant Rao Holkar II of Indore

by Bernard Boutet de Monvel, 1934

themightymotor:

Steve McQueen :: 1927 Indian Big Chief 

Seen at Powwow Of Native Iron, Deus Ex Machina. Venice, CA.

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My kind of beverage fountain!

My kind of beverage fountain!

(Source: the-randy-dandy)

the-randy-dandy:

The King James Drawing Room, Hatfield House

the-randy-dandy:

The King James Drawing Room, Hatfield House

the-randy-dandy:

What was served at the Ritz Paris on July 26th, 1899?

the-randy-dandy:

What was served at the Ritz Paris on July 26th, 1899?

the-randy-dandy:

What was served at the Ritz Paris on July 26th, 1899?

the-randy-dandy:

What was served at the Ritz Paris on July 26th, 1899?

the-randy-dandy:

Interior of a Rolls Royce Phantom 1, 1926.

the-randy-dandy:

Interior of a Rolls Royce Phantom 1, 1926.

opod:

Queen photobombs 2014 Commonwealth Games Hockey Teams’ Selfie

jeannepompadour:

"Visitation" by Pontormo, 1528

jeannepompadour:

"Visitation" by Pontormo, 1528

The Crown Princess has the most radiant face!

The Crown Princess has the most radiant face!

(Source: ksiezniczka-victoria, via royaltyfashion)

operaqueen:

Lena Horne and Judy Garland, The Judy Garland Show, Episode 4, October 3, 1963

operaqueen:

Lena Horne and Judy Garland, The Judy Garland Show, Episode 4, October 3, 1963

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Claude Monet’s palette at the Musee Marmottan, Paris.

Claude Monet’s palette at the Musee Marmottan, Paris.

(Source: artistandstudio, via antiquelullaby)

"A Disaster at Sea" (ca.1835) by the great Joseph Mallord William Turner. The Tate’s notes say "this canvas was never exhibited and is probably unfinished, but remains one of Turner’s most powerful statements on the Romantic theme of maritime disaster."

"A Disaster at Sea" (ca.1835) by the great Joseph Mallord William Turner. The Tate’s notes say "this canvas was never exhibited and is probably unfinished, but remains one of Turner’s most powerful statements on the Romantic theme of maritime disaster."

wehadfacesthen:

Dovima, wearing a hat and dress by Cristobal Balenciaga, in a 1950 photo by Richard Avedon for Vogue

wehadfacesthen:

Dovima, wearing a hat and dress by Cristobal Balenciaga, in a 1950 photo by Richard Avedon for Vogue

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