Want to dress up for Shakespeare’s Birthday but need inspiration? Well, help has arrived for a mere two shillings (or fifty cents) in this 1892 publication with so very many costume suggestions (some entirely inappropriate for any occasion.)
illustrations from Masquerade and carnival: their customs and costumes by Mrs. Jennie Taylor Wandle
"Neptune And Amphitrite" (Mosaic in a Roman house in Herculaneum, Italy) by
Anonymus (1st century), Roman Empire
look if you unironically say ‘money can’t buy happiness’ then either you’ve never faced a real financial struggle or you’ve achieved enlightenment, because goddamn does financial security feel an awful lot like happiness when it’s something you’re not used to
Fingolfin’s wife Anairë refused to leave Aman, largely because of her friendship with Eärwen wife of Arafinwë.