Shakespeare in Art

To celebrate the 400th anniversary since the passing of “The Bard”, we’ve put together some of our favourite images to which his plays have given rise: including Wi…more

The First Tour de France (1903)

The 2013 Tour de France marks the 100th of the event’s history, which began in 1903 (the competition was put on hold during the two world wars). Strangely, this ina…more

Twelve Twelve Twelve

To celebrate the most auspicious occasion of it being the 12th day of the 12th month of the 12th year, i.e. 12/12/12, we’ve put together a little collection of twel…more

Moriarty Playing Cards (1916)

Actresses featured in the Moriarty playing card series issued in 1916 by the Movie Souvenir Card Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio. The back of each card is a reproduction in…more

Dazzle Ships

Dazzle camouflage (also known as Razzle Dazzle or Dazzle painting) was a military camouflage paint scheme used on ships, extensively during World War I and to a les…more

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