ersatz, etc.
ersatz, etc.
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craftandgame:

http://wp.me/p3NoKd-2lY
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oldbookillustrations:

That’s the Devil, most certainly.
Achille Devéria, from Légendes ballades et fabliaux vol. 2, by Pierre-Marie-François Baour-Lormian, Paris, 1829.
A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.
(Source: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek)
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mpdrolet:

Difficult ascent by Oliver Perry-Smith, 1912
Walter Hahn
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osurarebooks:

"A Child can Smoke Them - Ladies Use Them Freely." Trade card for curative cigars, circa 1888. 
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corona-borealis:

(by isabelle bertolini)
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therubbishbin:

Special Hergé by cycledefrance on Flickr.
Special Hergé
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centuriespast:

CASAS I CARBÓ, RamónRamón Casas and Pere Romeu on a Tandem1897Oil on canvas, 188 x 216 cmMuseu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona
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djabal:

Crossroads by Lumenoid on Flickr.
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osurarebooks:

Gorgeous advertising design for Yosemite. In “Constructive Cover Designing,” 1923. 
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