Illustration from Monsters of the Sea written by John Gibson, 1890 (x)
Victorian-era portraits of African-Americans, 1899 or 1900; from a collection assembled by W.E.B. Du Bois for the Exposition Nègres d’Amerique of the1900 Exposition Universelle.
Ranavalona III (1861-1917), last Queen of Madagascar (1883-1897)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Le Reve D’un Astronome/La lune à un mètre- Georges Méliès (1898)
Beauty in riding habits. Late 1880s
Selika Lazevski photographed by Felix Nadar in 1891.
This image was floating around Tumblr at the end of last year and I thought I’d do my part to share more information about the identity of this mysterious horsewoman.
Her name is Selika Lazevski she was photographed by Felix Nadar in 1891.