Monday, April 30, 2007

Sears Homes

From 1908–1940, Sears, Roebuck and Company sold more than 100,000 homes through their mail-order Modern Homes program. Link…

Friday, April 27, 2007

Patrick Browne

The Civil and Natural History of Jamaica - 1756. Link…

Thursday, April 26, 2007

Unrealised Moscow

The Architecture of Moscow from the 1930s to the early 1950s. Link…

Wednesday, April 25, 2007


A selection of the (big, meaty, Megabitey) goodness to be found at the History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries. Link…

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Andreas Cellarius

The Harmonia Macrocosmica is a thing of beauty. Link…

Monday, April 23, 2007

Glimpses of South Asia before 1947

Articles, illustrations, photographs, postcards, lithographs, engravings, and archival film of India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka before 1947. Link…

Friday, April 20, 2007


A large collection of masks from India. Link…

Thursday, April 19, 2007

G.I. Jones

Photographs from Nigeria in the 1930s. Link…

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Nadia Rusheva

Nadezhda Nikolayevna “Nadya” Rusheva was a Russian illustrator and graphic designer who died in Moscow in 1969 at the age of 17 from a brain haemorrhage. Link…

Tuesday, April 17, 2007


"Each scene portrays a man and woman of different races with one or two of their progeny and is accompanied by an inscription that identifies the racial mix depicted."

"In a painting from an anonymous casta set, the chamizo male is actually shown stabbing his Indian wife. The message is clear: certain mixtures-particularly those of Spaniards or Indians with Blacks-could only lead to the contraction of debased sentiments, immoral proclivities, and ability to a decivilized state."
Links… 1, 2, 3, 4 [edit] Link 4 broken 04.May.2007.

Monday, April 16, 2007

Up Periscope

U-Boats Link…

HMS Tallyho
British submarines Link…

Pictures taken through periscopes – nuclear airburst test, shorelines and lots of sinkings. Link…