⦿ Liars & Lies

    

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⦿ ‘Cabinets of Curiosity’

‘Cabinets of Curiosity’ vintage art: Joseph Cornell, 1930s-40s

Joseph Cornell’s best-known works are glass-fronted boxes into
…. which he 
arranged Victorian bric-a-brac, old photographs,
……. dime-store trinkets, and other found elements.

   




via   http://www.messynessychic.com/2017/11/06/13-things-i-found-on-the-internet-today-vol-cclx/

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⦿The Gentleman’s Surprise Chair

The Gentleman’s ‘Surprise Chair’ circa 1888

Found on Reddit.
http://www.messynessychic.com/2017/10/16/13-things-i-found-on-the-internet-today-vol-cclvii/
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⦿Dancers of the Casino de Paris

Dancers of the Casino de Paris ~ costumes
The Casino de Paris is one of the most well known music halls of Paris, with

a history dating back to the 18th century.   These hand-coloured postcards
depict some of the colourful and bizarre costumes from around 1915-1920.

There are other spectacular Casino de Paris costumes not shown here because ‘NSFW’

   

    

     

     

    
….Moulin Rouge..………………………………………………………..  Folies Bergere
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⦿the Art Deco Paramount Theater ~ Oakland, California

  

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Oakland’s Paramount Theater is one of the finest remaining examples of  Art Deco design
in the United States, completed in 1931. After its initial brief blaze of  movie palace glory in
the 30’s, this remarkable auditorium suffered  three decades of neglect and decline until 
its rescue by the Oakland Symphony and Ballet, the City of Oakland and private donors.
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 A painstaking and authentic restoration was completed in 1973, and in 1977 was declared a
National Historic Landmark. 
The theater hosts a year-round schedule of events and concerts.   Website 
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         the Ladies Lounge   ⇑   ⇓

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There are 2 other Art Deco theaters in Oakland ::
……….                    …..         ….    the  Fox     &     the  Grand  Lake  

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 I saw Easy Rider here  on its opening day

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 photo credits : French photographer  Franck Bohot
http://www.messynessychic.com/2014/05/14/lets-sneak-into-californias-most-beautiful-art-deco-cinemas/

⦿ The Ancient Lights Windows

  The ‘Ancient  Lights’ Windows of England
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An intriguing phrase. . .

On many old brick buildings around London  are signs saying  ‘Ancient Lights‘  marked  beneath
individual windows. The phenomenon is not unique to London. The signs can be found in Dorset,
Kent, and other places across England.  What are they?

‘Ancient Lights’ or the ‘Right to Light’ is an English property law that gives house owners the right
to receive natural light from and through a window  if that particular window has been receiving
light uninterrupted for  20 years.

Once a person gains the right to ancient lights, an owner of the adjoining land cannot obscure them,
such as by erecting a building, raising a wall or planting trees.

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 http://www.amusingplanet.com/2016/12/the-ancient-lights-of-england.html
http://www.messynessychic.com/2016/12/12/13-things-i-found-on-the-internet-today-vol-ccxix/

⦿ It’s More Cat GIFS


the bitch-slap with a backhand enhancement                           ….  
‘When I slap you, you’ll take it and like it.’ 
[Sam Spade]


……. a goofy kitty

    
   ..  naughty kitten     …………………       ………………..                       ……… .    boop

    
………………………………………………………………………………        …… .. .  what’s in the box. . .

  


………… the shell game

  
…. the cat who thinks she’s a dog