Phenakistoscopes (1833)

A popular Victorian parlour toy, generally marketed for children, which is widely considered to be among the earliest forms of animation and the precursor to modern…more

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

Leaving the Opera in the Year 2000

A 19th-century vision of leaving the opera in the year 2000 – a print created in 1882 by the French illustrator, caricaturist, novelist, and all around futurologist…more

Cartoon Map of Europe in 1914

A German cartoon from 1914 showing the lay of the political land as seen from the German perspective at the outbreak of World War One. As the text below the picture…more

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