Thursday, July 31, 2008

Fancy a little story?







Selected newspaper and magazine strips on this commercial site. They range from 1866 to 1998. Link…

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Unlawfully Shut Down


Dear customers and friends.

Sorry for the inconvenience

Due to a dispute over the copyright to the company's web address our webshop has been unlawfully shut down by one of our former employees. Link…
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Gas Attack!






Enlightenment posters prepared by Red Cross Museum in June, 1938. Link…

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Formosan People











Torii Ryuzo's pictures of Formosan aborigines and culture. Link…

Monday, July 28, 2008

Queen of the Orient






Shanghai from the mid-nineteenth century to nowadays. Link…

Friday, July 25, 2008

Karl von Amira











Karl Konrad Ferdinand Maria von Amira (1848-1930), studied jurisprudence in Munich. His collection of drawings, copperplate prints, photographs, etchings, postcards, watercolours and blueprints documenting court scenes, punishments, trials by ordeal and oaths was intended for publication as an Atlas of Legal Archaeology. It was never published but the somewhat eerie and at times, gruesome material is available at The Digital Library Department of the Bavarian State Library. Link…

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Boby Lapointe


After reading a comment made by Wolof, I checked Boby out [YouTube]. I like what I found. Link…

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

John Bull






Personification of the UK in eighteenth-century prints at the Lewis Walpole Library [search 'John Bull'] and much, much more. Link…

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Preventive Maintenance










Created by Will Eisner for the US Army. Supplementary information provided in easy to digest comic form. Link…