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11th March '17 4 718

Celestial Illustrations from Smith’s Illustrated Astronomy (1851)

These are wood engravings with hand highlighting from a work created by the principal of Public School No. 12 in New York City.

9th March '17 4 1069

Homosexuality: Legitimate Alternate DEATHSTYLE (1986)

Extracts from a 1986 208-page report on gay lifestyle and related concerns by Dick Hafer, aka 'the comics commando'...

7th March '17 0 910

Maryland's Glen Echo Amusement Park On A Sunny Day In 1943

On a sunny July 1943 day, Esther Bubley, of the Office of War Information, took a trip to Maryland's Glen Echo Amusement Park.

7th March '17 0 1472

Coal Mining Promised Sex, Skiing And A Job for Life In This 1975 Film

In 1975, Britain's Coal Board launched a recruitment drive with the slogan 'People will always need coal'.

5th March '17 1 408

36 Highlights From The 'Solidarity! Revolutionary Center and Radical Library'

Highlights from the Solidarity! Revolutionary Center and Radical Library, a no-longer-functioning Lawrence-based collective, are many

2nd March '17 0 536

Watch All Of Mike Leigh’s Five-Minute Films (1975)

"I thought it was a cracking idea, and I would have done forty of them or fifty – so you’d see them all the time..."

1st March '17 0 913

Prisoners' Drawings From Japanese Camps in The Occupied Dutch East Indies (1942-1945)

Visual records of the camps nearly always deal with events after the Japanese surrender on August 15, 1945. But we able to glimpse life inside the Japanese camps through the prisoners' drawings.

22nd February '17 1 4238

Photos Of Brutal Paris, City of Concrete

Paris-born Damien Gosset photographs the concrete-based architecture of his home city. And it's wonderful.

20th February '17 0 363

Étienne Léopold Trouvelot’s Drawings 'Representing The Most Interesting Celestial Objects and Phenomena'

Étienne Léopold Trouvelot’s pencil and pastel drawings of celestial objects and phenomena were good enough to attract the admiration of the Harvard Observatory, which offered him a job in 1872.

19th February '17 0 601

Drawing The Road: An Artist's Moving Gallery Of Discovery

"I travel a lot," says Chandler O'Leary. "I carry a sketchbook wherever I go. The most exciting thing for me is discovering what’s beyond the next bend in the road."