Thursday, December 20, 2007

Illuminated Manuscripts






Lehigh University has a digital library of illuminated manuscripts. Link…

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Visions of Science & Technology






A selection from the 2007 Shortlist. Link…

Monday, December 17, 2007

Hunting Book


These pictures come from the Jagdbuch des Herzogs Johann Casimir von Sachsen-Coburg (The Hunting Book of Duke Johann Casimir of Saxe Coburg), c. 1639-1646. Link…

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Man Ray


Le Retour à la raison - Starring Kiki.
"The film was first shown shown at the "Cœur à Barbe" evening at the Theater Michel in July 6th. The film was ill-received by the audience, partly because the film broke twice during its projection." Link…

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Scenic Art











Some of the fabulous set designs of Gusztáv Oláh (1901–1956). Link…

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

The Bacteria Art Exhibition






From Eshel Raphael Breslav Ben Jacob, Tel-Aviv University. Link…

Monday, December 10, 2007

Japanese Castles






Photographs of castles and traditional houses. Link…

Friday, December 07, 2007

Evanion Catalogue








"With some hesitancy of speech but the loving touch of a collector he opened his parcel. "I have brought you, sir, only a few of my treasures, sir, but if you will call - "
I heard no more. I remember only raising my hands before my eyes, as if I had been dazzled by a sudden shower of diamonds. In his trembling hands lay priceless treasures for which I had sought in vain … In the presence of his collection I lost all track of time."

- Evanion’s collection as described by Harry Houdini in his book The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin, London, 1909. Link…

Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Bears





















All things bearish from the Alaskan Digital Archives. Link…