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

Flowers of the Sky

Depictions spanning almost a whole millennium – in chronological order – of comets, meteors, meteorites and shooting stars….more

The Art of Swimming (1587)

Selections of the forty beautiful woodblock illustrations from Everard Digby’s De Arte Natandi (The Art of Swimming) published in 1587, considered the first English…more

Adriaen Coenen’s Fish Book (1580)

Selected double-page spreads from Adriaen Coenen’s exquisite Visboek (Fish Book), an epic 800 page tome on all things fish and fish-related. Coenen began work on th…more

The Physiognomy of Hands (1917)

Pages 317 and 318 from a book titled Analyzing character, the new science of judging men: misfits in business, the home and social life (1917) by Katherine M. H. Bl…more

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