Kodak No.1 Circular Snapshots

Popular photography can properly be said to have started 120 years ago with the introduction of the Kodak camera, the invention of an American, George Eastman (1854…more

Engravings by Dominicus Custos

Dominicus Custos (1560 – 1612), was a Flemish artist, printer and copperplate engraver, who specialised in depicting notable figures of his time – producing boo…more

World War II from the Air

A selection of World War II aerial photographs collected from Wikimedia Commons, including the Allied bombing of Hamburg, scenes from Operation Market Garden, and v…more

Maps from Geographicus

In March 2011, Geographicus Rare Antique Maps, a specialist dealer in fine and rare antiquarian cartography and historic maps, donated their collection of over 2000…more

Field Columbian Museum (1894–1920)

Opened in 1894, the Field Columbian Museum was located in the Palace of Fine Arts building on the grounds of the World’s Columbian Exposition, and was made up of …more

Men in Wigs

From various sources via Wikimedia Commons Underlying Work: No known copyright restrictions | Digital Copy: See source Download: Right click on image or see source …more

Space Colony Art from the 1970s

In the 1970s the Princeton physicist Gerard O’Neill, with the help of NASA Ames Research Center and Stanford University, held a series of space colony summer stud…more

The Mechanism of Human Physiognomy

Plates from Guillaume-Benjamin Duchenne’s ‘Mécanisme de la Physionomie Humaine’, published by Jules Renouard, Paris, in 1862. By applying electrodes to male …more

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