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The explorer and linguist Sir Richard Burton, who first translated the Kama Sutra into English.

The geographer, writer, explorer and linguist Sir Richard Burton, who first translated the Kama Sutra into English. He spoke 29 languages and was the first european to visit the great lakes in Africa searching for the source of the nile.

Baudelaire

fleurs-du-bien: “ I just found this picture in a very serious website called Gallica. It might be a daguerréotype of Baudelaire taken in the 1850 (he was 29 at that time). It’s called “Young man.

-        Jean Cocteau sketching model Elizabeth Gibbons in a Chanel dress in his hotel bedroom (Castille in the Rue Cambon)  1937.  –photo by Roger Schall

Roger Schall, Jean Cocteau sketching model Elizabeth Gibbons in a Chanel dress in his hotel bedroom (Castille in the rue Cambon), 1937