In this part of the site we present animated GIFs which have been created from public domain material. We’ve teamed up with GIF masters Okkult Motion Pictures who will provide regular contributions but we are also welcoming submissions from other sources so please do get in touch if you’ve got something to offer – email: [email protected]

Click on below to see the GIFs full size, more info and, where applicable, more GIFs from that particular series.

George (2014)

Animated GIF created by Bill Domonkos, using Prelinger Archive footage of the heart's function and a photograph from The Library of Congress. …Continued

Flag Semaphore GIF

Animated GIF created by Emily Beliveau, spelling out a very special message… (if you’d like to work it out here’s the guide) Source: Military Signalling …Continued

Hands (1944)

A series of animated GIFs excerpted by Okkult Motion Pictures from Hands, an official war film by U.S. Army Signal Corps promoting total war mobilization, …Continued
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