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Oh, what a fall was there, my countrymen.

Joseph Pennell, from Cycling, by William Coutts Keppel Earl of Albemarle and George Lacy Hillier, London, 1889.

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Oh, what a fall was there, my countrymen.

Joseph Pennell, from Cycling, by William Coutts Keppel Earl of Albemarle and George Lacy Hillier, London, 1889.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, July 21, 2014
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The right of way.

Joseph Pennell, from Cycling, by William Coutts Keppel Earl of Albemarle and George Lacy Hillier, London, 1889.

(The idea for this ongoing series of posts on cycling was suggested by toutplacid — and a great idea that was)

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The right of way.

Joseph Pennell, from Cycling, by William Coutts Keppel Earl of Albemarle and George Lacy Hillier, London, 1889.

(The idea for this ongoing series of posts on cycling was suggested by toutplacid — and a great idea that was)

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, July 21, 2014

minute-wolf replied to your post “planetbuilding replied to your post: minute-wolf replied to your photo…”
yes that’s why, tumblr has had far more advertising lately! nothing to do with your blog so sorry about that!

No problem.

Sunday July 20 2014 — 5 notes

toutplacid replied to your post: planetbuilding replied to your post: m…

Pour réconcilier tout le monde, il faudrait publier une série de gravures sur le vélocipède dans OBI (aller voir le “minute-wolf” en question - joli blog, et qui laisse gentiment visiter ses coups de cœur)

Pas bête… J’ai bien remarqué l’attirance pour les vélos, c’est une idée à creuser.

Sunday July 20 2014 — 6 notes
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Aristolochia odoratissima (synonym: Aristolochia picta)

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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Aristolochia odoratissima (synonym: Aristolochia picta)

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, July 19, 2014
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Lilium szovitsianum.

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

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Lilium szovitsianum.

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, July 19, 2014

planetbuilding replied to your post: minute-wolf replied to your photo “Hip…

i think maybe your post was recommended to them and they werent pleased about it? a bunch of posts recommended to me have been things i have never searched or reblogged so i guess i know the feeling but their response was quite rude…

Yes, that’s what I think it is too. Don’t we all know the feeling…

Saturday July 19 2014 — 11 notes
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Camellia Archiduchesse Augusta.

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

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Camellia Archiduchesse Augusta.

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, July 19, 2014