Henry Klausen

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

Swedish House-Gymnastics (1913)

These wonderful photographs, which make such innovative use of multiple exposure, are from a 1913 book by Theodor Bergquist, Director of the Swedish Gymnastic Insti…more

Russian Portraits (1921)

Travel diary of the English sculptor Clare Sheridan telling the story of controversial trip to early Soviet Russia….more