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abandonedography:

Mossy carpet at an abandoned hotel
Photo by Matthias Lochmann

abandonedography:

Mossy carpet at an abandoned hotel

Photo by Matthias Lochmann

redskyharbor:

J.R.R. Tolkien’s personal Webley MK VI, chambered in .455. Tolkien fought in one of the largest battles of WWI, the Battle of the Somme before he contracted Trench Fever. Coincidentally, Adolf Hitler served in the same battle, supposedly a few kilometers away from Tolkien himself.

redskyharbor:

J.R.R. Tolkien’s personal Webley MK VI, chambered in .455. Tolkien fought in one of the largest battles of WWI, the Battle of the Somme before he contracted Trench Fever. Coincidentally, Adolf Hitler served in the same battle, supposedly a few kilometers away from Tolkien himself.

(via thearmedgentleman)

peashooter85:

Gold decorated Japanese matchlock pistol, 18th or 19th century.
Sold at Auction: £4,375 ($9,157)

peashooter85:

Gold decorated Japanese matchlock pistol, 18th or 19th century.

Sold at Auction: £4,375 ($9,157)

(Source: christies.com)

unhistorical:

Detail of the celestial globe from The Ambassadors (1533), Hans Holbein the Younger

ddaniell:

A Japanese warplane Second World War lies wrecked in shallow water off Guam in a photograph which won Tony Cherbas second in the Topside category. (via)

ddaniell:

A Japanese warplane Second World War lies wrecked in shallow water off Guam in a photograph which won Tony Cherbas second in the Topside category. (via)

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