Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (1906)

Having gorged himself on Welsh Rarebit — melted cheese on toast — a man hallucinates his way out of his bedroom window, flies over an urban nightscape, and skew…more

The Laughing Song (1904)

In this novelty recording by the Norwegian actor Henry Klauser, a mournful refrain gradually gives way to laughter….more

Ernst Haeckel’s Jellyfish

Haeckel’s stunning illustrations of medusae, in whose ethereal forms he glimpsed a reflection of his first wife, who died tragically at the age of 29….more

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