The First Stoned Selfie, 1843

The First Stoned Selfie Just a few short years after the American Robert Cornelius took the first selfie in Philadelphia in 1839, French painter Camille Dolard would take another photographic first for selfie’s…  The first stoned selfie! In 1843 using Read More …

The Godfathers of the Hashishins, 1853

“Let someone say of a doctor that he really knows his physiology or anatomy, that he is dynamic-these are not real compliments, but if you say that he is an observer, a person who knows how to see, this is Read More …

Revenge of the Hashishin’s, 1910

Et le soleil se coucha sur l’Adriatique (Sunset over the Adriatic)- And a name for the artist? Joachim-Raphael Boronali aka Aliboron aka Lolo the Donkey   Revenge of the Hashishin’s Although the original Hashishin hangout the ‘Cabaret des Assassins’ in Read More …

The Witch’s Broom, 160AD

“At these magical assemblies, the witches never failed to dance; and in their dance they sing these words, ‘Har, har, divell divell, dance here dance here, plaie here plaie here, Sabbath, Sabbath.’ And whiles they sing and dance, ever one Read More …

A Royal Pipe Collection, 1745

“To-morrow the grim battle smoke will curl; To-day, in spite of it, we’ll feast, my girl! While waiting glory, pleasure we will take, Nor care the future’s gloomy seal to break! Come-guard my tinder-box and take my pipe, And, if Read More …

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