Saturday, September 8, 2012

Shady Business

In 1591, sunglasses were invented when lenses of amber were saturated in linseed oil for protection against the sun's rays.

Chinese 15th Century
 
18th Century tinted lenses invented by James Ayscough

Gary Oldman in Dracula

Robert Downey Jr. in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

~ Courtesy of Let There Be Clothes by Lynn Schnurnberger

2 comments:

  1. Mmm, Robert Downey Jr! I adore that man, especially in the Sherlock movies and in the Iron Man movies. Yum, yum, yum!

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    1. OMG, me too! RDJ is sooooo sexy and fabulous in both roles.

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