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English actress Lynne Frederick

Stunningly beautiful photo of the tragic Lynne Frederick starring as Queen Katherine Howard in the 1972 film Henry VIII and His Six Wives

Stunningly beautiful photo of the tragic Lynne Frederick starring as Queen Katherine Howard in the 1972 film “Henry VIII and His Six Wives”

English actress Lynne Frederick was the living embodiment of the image of a princess from a fairy tale. Noteworthy, her image as Catherine Howard – one of the six wives of Henry VIII, is very reminiscent of the classic Russian beauty in a traditional folk outfit – the headdress and sundress. In general, this very screenshot picture from the film drew my attention to the actress with an angelic appearance. By the way, I am not the one who could see features of Russian beauty in her. Thus, Hollywood film director Franklin J. Schaffner offered Lynn the role of Tatiana – one of the daughters of the Russian Tsar Nicholas II. The film, meanwhile, won the Oscar in the movie festival and entered the top 10 films of 1972. Unfortunately, Lynn lived a short life, having appeared in over than 27 films, but in the memory of fans she still remains a young and beautiful princess from a fairy tale.
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Reasons to love trees

Reasons to love trees

I want to do to you what spring does with the cherry trees. Pablo Neruda. Reasons to love trees

Joyce Meyer once said: “Consider a tree for a moment. As beautiful as trees are to look at, we don’t see what goes on underground — as they grow roots. Trees must develop deep roots in order to grow strong and produce their beauty. But we don’t see the roots. We just see and enjoy the beauty. In much the same way, what goes on inside of us is like the roots of a tree”.
Undoubtedly, there are many reasons to love trees. First, they convert carbon dioxide into oxygen that we breathe. Second, they create a pleasant cool shade on a hot day, and are home to animals. And another reason — it is amazing how some of them look.
However, not all of the following plants are trees (wisteria — a vine, rhododendron — bush and baobab tree belongs to the family of cereals). Anyway, we can’t help admiring them because they are amazing, majestic and beautiful.
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World Tallest women

World Tallest women. The Big Virgin - Trijntje Keever (April 10 or 16, 1616 – July 22, 1633)

World Tallest women. The Big Maiden – Trijntje Keever, daughter of Cornelis (April 10 or 16, 1616 – July 22, 1633)

World Tallest women
Trijntje Keever, nicknamed “Big Maiden” (10 or 16 January 1616, Edam, The Netherlands – July 2, 1633, Ter Veen, Netherlands) is the tallest woman ever documented in history of the world. Her growth was 254-257 cm. Trijntje Keever was born into a family of Cornelis Keever and Anna Pouwels. Her father, a Dutch skipper, came from the Prussian city of Elbing (now Elblag in Poland). From a previous marriage with Maria Kooning, he had two children. Anna, a native of a suburb of Amsterdam, was his servant, and May 24, 1605 they were married. Trijntje rapidly reached very high growth and could clean the gutter on the roof without a ladder. Parents showed their daughter Big Maiden for money at fairs and carnivals. By the age of nine she had reached height of 2 meters (6 ft 7 in).
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1960s London beauty Henrietta Tiarks

1960s London beauty Henrietta Tiarks. Photo by Mark Shaw. 1959

Photo by Mark Shaw. 1959. 1960s London beauty Henrietta Tiarks

1960s London beauty Henrietta Tiarks
Once, among the vintage photos of the 1950s, I came across the image of a beautiful lady, whose waist was fantastically thin. Whether it was a corset, or a matter constitution, there was something else, that didn’t let me pass by. It was her touchingly beautiful appearance reminiscent of Jacqueline Kennedy, that can hardly be found these days – the embodiment of femininity, gentility, elegance, doll-like, but natural face. She looks at us with raised eyebrows and eyes wide opened, and this kind and clever look is from the distant 1959. Henrietta Joan Tiarks was one of the most popular London beauties at the time.
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Bridge mystic symbols

Bridge mystic symbols. Moon Bridge in Taipei, Taiwan is one of the most mystical bridges in the world

Bridge mystic symbols. Moon Bridge in Taipei, Taiwan is one of the most mystical bridges in the world

First of all, Bridge is the symbol of the transition, in particular through the water, which separates the earthly world from the world of the beyond. It replaces the ferryman (carrier), which is similar to the system of the world carries the souls. However, bridges not only connect, but also symbolize the situation of transition to a new form of existence. Such locutions as “burn all the bridges behind”, “seek ford” (tip of the bridge), “build golden bridges” (promise much) and ‘donkey bridge’ (crib, a leading question) quite clearly express associated with that word symbols.
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Protective Eyes on butterfly wings

Protective Eyes on butterfly wings

Protective Eyes on butterfly wings

Protective Eyes on butterfly wings

To survive, butterflies have learned to protect themselves from enemies. In the process of evolution, on their wings appeared images that resemble eyes of predators, scientists believe. Every person, at least once in his life, has seen patterns on butterfly wings resembling the eye. These patterns serve a very useful function — they provide butterflies with protection from birds of prey. First British scientists believed that the patterns on the wings of butterflies scare predators, because such protective eyes on butterfly wings represent a specific combination of colors and shapes deterrent to the predator. However, scientists from the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland do not agree with this.
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Scarlet Sails inspiration

Scarlet Sails inspiration

Scarlet Sails inspiration. Anastasiya Vertinskaya as Assol in ‘Scarlet Sails’ – 1961 film by Alexander Ptushko

In a small seaside village lives a retired sailor Longren, who has left sea to raise his daughter Assol. The widower makes toy boats to sell them. The father barely makes ends meet. Once, his daughter Assol meets an old man who predicts:
– You will be grown, Assol. Yes, you will be grown. And one day, far out to sea, the sun will shine upon a white ship with scarlet sails. The white ship will slice through the waves and move right toward you. The miracle ship will sail silently, without shouts or shots, amidst the sounds of beautiful music. The ship will approach majestically, and a fast skiff, gilded and decorated with flowers will come from it. And you will see a brave and handsome young prince… And will leave forever for a splendid country where the stars will descend from the heavens to greet you.
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