Phenakistoscopes (1833)

A popular Victorian parlour toy, generally marketed for children, which is widely considered to be among the earliest forms of animation and the precursor to modern…more

The Steps of Life

Selection of images illustrating on the idea that one’s life can be thought of as divisible into distinct stages….more

Hopi Drawings of Kachinas (1903)

Drawings of various Hopi kachinas created mainly by a 30 year old Hopi man named Kutcahanauu or White-Bear, hired in 1903 by the American anthropologist Jesse Walte…more

Leaving the Opera in the Year 2000

A 19th-century vision of leaving the opera in the year 2000 – a print created in 1882 by the French illustrator, caricaturist, novelist, and all around futurologist…more

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