Friday, July 29, 2011

Monday, July 25, 2011

Hell Up To Date — Editors (1892)

Art Young, Hell Up To Date: the reckless journey of R. Palasco Drant, newspaper correspondent, through the infernal regions, as reported by himself.  (Chicago; The Schulte Publishing Company, 1892).

Friday, July 22, 2011


Thomas Greenhill, NEKPOKHΔEIA: or, The Art of Embalming (London, 1705).

Monday, July 18, 2011

Swedish Filtering Paper (1899)

John Taylor & Co.'s Illustrated Catalogue and Price-list: Assayers' Materials, Chemical Apparatus and Chemicals, School and Physical Apparatus, Mine and Mill Supplies, 7th ed. (San Francisco: John Taylor & Co., 1899).

Friday, July 15, 2011

Industrial Drawing for Girls (1912)

Edith Cary Hammond, Industrial Drawing for Girls: Design Principles Applied to Dress (New York: Redfield Brothers, Inc. 1912).

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Flower Bud Section Collotype (1899)

Alfred Brothers, Photography: Its History, Processes, Apparatus, and Materials: Comprising Working Details of All The More Important Methods, 2nd edition, revised (London: Charles Griffin & Company, Limited, 1899).

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Submarine Telegraph Cables (1862)

Fleeming Jenkin, "On the Construction of Submarine Telegraph Cables," Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Proceedings, 1862 (Birmingham: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1862).

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Priest of Ra (1894)

Claude Fayette Bragdoon, "A Priest of Ra," The Chapbook 1 (1894).

Monday, July 4, 2011

Brass Ring Work (1873)

Cassel's Household Guide: Being a Complete Encyclopedia of Domestic and Social Economy and Forming a Guide to Every Department of Practical Life, Vol 3. (London: Cassel, Petter, & Galpin, 1873).  Capture and photoshop negative.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Hills Vertical Boiler (1874)

"Improved Vertical Boiler," Scientific American 31, no. 6, August, 15, 1874, p. 98.