Tweet I was struck by the ongoing project of a Russian, Sergey Larenkov. He has juxtaposed World War II photos and their present-day locations, resulting in many haunting images. Only a few places in the world have been fully photographed for Google Street View. So to see how it works I decided to try with …
Category Archive: Quezoniana
Tweet Since the second season of Game of Thrones has started, quite a few viewers and readers will be hunting down maps of Westeros, the imaginary world in which the series takes place. The Map of Westeros belongs to a tradition of Fantasy Maps, which not only help the reader visually navigate the imaginary worlds …
Image from a great (long) post on Adam Curtis’ blog about the history of ‘Think Tanks’ in Britain
Above is an image of Reg Calvert and his wife:
Reg is really the hero of this whole story. He was a bucaneering kind of pop …
My Handmade Hymnal: The Museum That Time Forgot.: myhandmadehymnal:
Alrighty, I’ve been following this blog “curiousexpeditions.org” for a long time and finally want to share it with everyone. The blog basically consist of these two folks runnin…
Joan of Arc by Eugene Thirion
thank you kryokats
American fighter planes flying above the USS Missouri following the official signing of the Japanese surrender, putting an end to WWII.
September 2, 1945 – 66 years ago today
Rudolphe Töpffer’s The Adventures of Obadiah Oldbuck (1837), which has been described as the earliest known comic book
A sweet little history of fashion, in the guise of a British mall commercial.
I applaud them for acknowledging the breadth of ’80s styles: I was always more Human League than Debbie Gibson, personally.
Shanghai in 1990 and 2010.
The Last Surviving Witness of the Lincoln Assassination
‘Samuel James Seymour’s appearance on the CBS television show, “I’ve Got a Secret.”, 1956. At 96 years of age, Seymour was the last surviving person present at F…
A chronological representation of the history of the book : mediumaevum:
Major historical events are also recorded to place books in their context.
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