Practical Hydrotherapy (1909)

A selection of pictures from Practical hydrotherapy: A manual for students and practitioners (1909), a book written by Dr Curran Pope who believed hydrotherapy a vi…more

Sniffles and Sneezes (1955)

A 1950s “Health and Safety for You” educational film shows how the common cold is spread not just by sneezing and coughing, but through human contact….more

Toasts for All Occasions (1903)

A book on toasts for all occasions published in 1903, celebrating such subjects as the art of drinking, women, America, home, friendship… and the household cook….more

The Westinghouse Works (1904)

A selection of fascinating films form the LIbrary of Congress’ Westinghouse Works Collection which contains 21 films depicting various views of the Westinghouse com…more

The Art of Dreams

A compendium of various artworks in which dreams are depicted, including works by Blake, Grandville, Hokusai, Redon and Dürer….more

Kinetophone Actor Audition (ca. 1913)

Recording of the voice audition of Frank Lenord from around 1913, including the reading of a letter as well as a short rendition of Hamlet’s ‘To be or not to be’ s…more

The Man With The Rubber Head (1902)

Georges Méliès film in which a scientist (played by Méliès himself) places a living copy of his own head on a table, attaches a pair of bellows to it, and begin…more

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