Queen Victoria’s racy portrait

royaltyspeaking:

Early in her marriage, Queen Victoria had a very racy portrait painted of herself as a gift to her new husband. When she gave it to Albert, he found it so sexy, he hid in his private office so that there would be no chance of anyone ever seeing it on accident. The portrait was only recently deemed acceptable for release, but please, only click below if you are over 18 as this portrait is not suitable for children:

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Sign o’the times.

(via rememo)

Bicycling rules

From 1969: "An invitation to the undertaker."

From c. 1895, for women: "Don’t imagine everybody is looking at you."

"Don’t imagine everybody is looking at you," oh my god, I love it so much.