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30th March '17 1 908

National Nurses' Uniforms Of 1950

The International Nurse Uniform Photograph Collection features 93 hand-colored photographs of nurse in their uniforms...

29th March '17 1 829

Beautiful World: Illustrations From The Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary (1890-1907)

Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary was published in Russia from 1890 to 1907. The 86-volume deep encyclopaedia features 7,800 pictures, 121,240 articles and 235 maps.

28th March '17 0 583

The Mars Gazette: An Early 20th Century Drug Dealer's Journeys In Space

The Mars Gazette is a booklet describing the journey of pitchman C. B. Hustler ("a social and convivial being") to the Red Planet.

24th March '17 0 1583

The Artist Who Unlocked King Tutankhamun's Tomb And Revealed A London Underground Of Wonders (1928)

Douglas MacPherson's wonderful cut-away for the London Underground.

22nd March '17 0 317

Félix Fénéon's Short Stories In Three Lines: Masterful Early 20th Century Tweets

Félix Fénéon (1861-1944) understood the power of a 'tweet' in early 20th-century France. Between May and November 1906, Fénéon's three-line reports appeared in Paris newspaper Le Matin.

21st March '17 1 522

The Queenslander: Superb Illustrated Covers

20th March '17 4 8468

The Krystal Counter Code: A 1954 Fast Food Server Guide

In 1954, Krystal Company presented a breezy educational film detailing how staff at its Krystal restaurants should behave and dress.

16th March '17 0 491

W. E. B. Du Bois’s Mind-Expanding Depictions of Black Life In 1900

In 1900 civil rights activist, author and intellectual W.E.B. Du Bois (William Edward Burghardt; 1868-1963) presented a series of 58 hand-drawn infographics for The Exhibit of American Negroes

15th March '17 0 685

Friedrich Nietzsche's Strange Writing Ball

14th March '17 3 1356

Steve's Snapshots From The 1979 Reading Festival

"These snaps have suffered a bit with age, so I suppose it's a good job I scanned them in before they fade away entirely," says Steve Vaughan of these pictures of his trip to the 19th Reading Festival (August 24-26th 1979).