Mister Fox (1870)

A short piece of juvenile literature about the hungry Mister Fox and his attempts to acquire dinner for his family – an endeavour which proves successful despite th…more

Ernst Haeckel’s Radiolaria (1862)

According to Wikipedia Radiolaria are “protozoa of (diameter 0.1–0.2 mm) that produce intricate mineral skeletons, typically with a central capsule dividing the…more

The Belly of a Horse (1820)

Anatomical diagram from William Carver’s Practical horse farrier, or, The traveller’s pocket companion: shewing the best method to preserve the horse in health;…more

The Baby’s Own Aesop (1908)

Walter Crane’s beautifully illustrated version of Aesop’s fables, shortened and put into limericks for the younger reader and first published in 1887….more

Horse Drawn Fire Engines (1896)

Four horse drawn fire engines roar up a snow-covered Newark, New Jersey, street while spectators watch from the sidelines. Until the mid-19th century most fire engi…more

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