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To New Horizons (1940)

- July 14, 2016 in 1939-40 New York World's Fair, futurama, futurology, general motors, historical predictions of the future, history of the future, new york world's fair, retrofuture, technology, utopias

A vision of the future from General Motors created to champion their "Highways and Horizons" exhibit at the 1939-40 New York World's Fair.

To New Horizons (1940)

- July 14, 2016 in 1939-40 New York World's Fair, futurama, futurology, general motors, historical predictions of the future, history of the future, new york world's fair, retrofuture, technology, utopias

A vision of the future from General Motors created to champion their "Highways and Horizons" exhibit at the 1939-40 New York World's Fair.

To New Horizons (1940)

- July 14, 2016 in 1939-40 New York World's Fair, futurama, futurology, general motors, historical predictions of the future, history of the future, new york world's fair, retrofuture, technology, utopias

A vision of the future from General Motors created to champion their "Highways and Horizons" exhibit at the 1939-40 New York World's Fair.

My Experiences in a Lunatic Asylum (1879)

- July 13, 2016 in asylum, insanity, lunatic asylum, madness, ticehurst

An account of being confined in Ticehurst, a private asylum in Victorian Britain, by the author Herman Charles Merivale.

My Experiences in a Lunatic Asylum (1879)

- July 13, 2016 in asylum, insanity, lunatic asylum, madness, ticehurst

An account of being confined in Ticehurst, a private asylum in Victorian Britain, by the author Herman Charles Merivale.

My Experiences in a Lunatic Asylum (1879)

- July 13, 2016 in asylum, insanity, lunatic asylum, madness, ticehurst

An account of being confined in Ticehurst, a private asylum in Victorian Britain, by the author Herman Charles Merivale.

Guess Me (1879)

- June 22, 2016 in acrostics, enigmas, hieroglyphics, puzzles, rebus

Illustrated by George Cruikshank among others, a collection of word, number, and picture puzzles in the form of enigmas, conundrums, acrostics, and a series of incredibly tricky rebuses.

Guess Me (1879)

- June 22, 2016 in Uncategorized

Illustrated by George Cruikshank among others, a collection of word, number, and picture puzzles in the form of enigmas, conundrums, acrostics, and a series of incredibly tricky rebuses.

Guess Me (1879)

- June 22, 2016 in Events

Illustrated by George Cruikshank among others, a collection of word, number, and picture puzzles in the form of enigmas, conundrums, acrostics, and a series of incredibly tricky rebuses.

Album of Seaweed Pictures (1848)

- June 14, 2016 in algae, design, seaweed, victorian

Fine specimen of a 19th-century seaweed album, in which marine algae is rendered into designs, bouquets, and even sometimes intricate little scenes.