I am a friend, comrades, a friend! — Yuri Gagarin’s first words upon returning to earth, to a woman and a girl near where his capsule landed. (12 April 1961) The woman asked: “Can it be that you have come from outer space?” to which Gagarin replied: “As a matter of fact, I have!” (via asonlynasacan)
(Source: billionquotes.com, via itsfullofstars)
Today we look at a photograph of Edwin Hubble made in 1937 — arguably the single greatest photo ever made of a scientist at work.
(Margaret Bourke-White—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
Ballerina VI by vanessa.paxton on Flickr.
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Gracie in a Madaline Cape for Fiona Heather online boutique.
Trafalgar Square, London c. 1898 (via National Media Museum)
one of the ghouls making his way through the cemetary
Precarious Remorse, c. 1900s (via A Pastel Storm)
“New York circa 1909. Lady Richardson, The British dancer and writer Constance Stewart-Richardson (1883–1932)” (via)