Tuesday, October 14, 2014
boyar:

Toshiro Mifune, 7 Samuari (1954)

boyar:

Toshiro Mifune, 7 Samuari (1954)

foreignmovieposters:

Island of Lost Souls (1932). Spanish-language poster.

foreignmovieposters:

Island of Lost Souls (1932). Spanish-language poster.

magictransistor:

Harry Clarke, The Gold Bug (Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Mystery & Imagination), 1923.

magictransistor:

Harry Clarke, The Gold Bug (Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Mystery & Imagination), 1923.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

(Source: feedtheflies)

humanoidhistory:

The planets Saturn, Jupiter, and Mars, illustrated in the early 1880s by the great French artist-astronomer Étienne Léopold Trouvelot, courtesy of the New York Public Library.


Ph. Ewen Spencer 

Ph. Ewen Spencer 

(Source: quickweaves)

killthecurator:

Wendy Mark

killthecurator:

Wendy Mark

Saturday, October 11, 2014
virtual-artifacts:

"Ishtar Gate,” Iraq from Matson Collection, 1932

virtual-artifacts:

"Ishtar Gate,” Iraq from Matson Collection, 1932

humanoidhistory:

Illustration of the Tesla Tower on Long Island in New York. Also known as Wardenclyffe Tower, it began construction in 1901 as an early wireless transmission tower designed by Nikola Tesla. (Smithsonian)

humanoidhistory:

Illustration of the Tesla Tower on Long Island in New York. Also known as Wardenclyffe Tower, it began construction in 1901 as an early wireless transmission tower designed by Nikola Tesla. (Smithsonian)

magictransistor:

Curtis’s Botanical Magazine. Lophophora Williamsii (Peyote). 1847.
The first illustrated appearance of “The Divine Cactus.” 

magictransistor:

Curtis’s Botanical Magazine. Lophophora Williamsii (Peyote)1847.

The first illustrated appearance of “The Divine Cactus.”