April 18, 2014
eastmanhouse:


Unidentified Photographer
Aztec Calendar, Mexico City, mounted in the side wall of the Cathedral of Mexico City
ca. 1839 daguerreotype Image: 15.5 x 20.5 cm (whole plate)

eastmanhouse:

Unidentified Photographer

Aztec Calendar, Mexico City, mounted in the side wall of the Cathedral of Mexico City

ca. 1839
daguerreotype
Image: 15.5 x 20.5 cm (whole plate)

April 17, 2014
bonniemably:

'Trace' is a manmade interpretation of geological phenomena / strata. It is comprised of surplus materials from plaster casts and sculptures collected over time. A trace of other peoples work existing in the piece, echoing the trace of man in the universe.

bonniemably:

'Trace' is a manmade interpretation of geological phenomena / strata. It is comprised of surplus materials from plaster casts and sculptures collected over time. A trace of other peoples work existing in the piece, echoing the trace of man in the universe.

(via darlingdarlingdarling)

April 16, 2014
fieldmuseumphotoarchives:

Here is a plate from the Research Design in Nature series from 1929. We digitize prints and other materials from the library collection. 
© The Field Museum, GN90798d_RDN051.
Take the Illinois Central to Field Museum color poster of a Great Anteater with the Field Museum in the background. Take The Illinois Central to the Field Museum advertisement Vol2 PL 48 Plates from Research Design in Nature, a publication by Field Museum Press by John Gilbert Wilkins from the Art Institute of Chicago, circa 1925.
scanned print
1929 

fieldmuseumphotoarchives:

Here is a plate from the Research Design in Nature series from 1929. We digitize prints and other materials from the library collection.

© The Field Museum, GN90798d_RDN051.

Take the Illinois Central to Field Museum color poster of a Great Anteater with the Field Museum in the background. Take The Illinois Central to the Field Museum advertisement Vol2 PL 48 Plates from Research Design in Nature, a publication by Field Museum Press by John Gilbert Wilkins from the Art Institute of Chicago, circa 1925.

scanned print

1929 

April 16, 2014

(Source: eye-cameras)

April 16, 2014
una-lady-italiana:

French painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec with the director of the Moulin Rouge.

una-lady-italiana:

French painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec with the director of the Moulin Rouge.

(via miss-catastrofes-naturales)

April 16, 2014
Cheese Fact:

culturecheese:

The top cheese-producting states of 2012, in decending order, were WI, CA, and ID, with NY & NM tied for 4th.

i never would have guessed Idaho and New Mexico

April 15, 2014
skunkbear:

ICYMI! A rather shaky time lapse of last night’s blood moon taken from NASA’s live feed (recorded at the Griffith Observatory in LA).
And … for good measure - this now-irrelevant but still-ridiculous song:


A bit better than my iPhone and a pair of binoculars. Oh, and no clouds helps.

skunkbear:

ICYMI! A rather shaky time lapse of last night’s blood moon taken from NASA’s live feed (recorded at the Griffith Observatory in LA).

And … for good measure - this now-irrelevant but still-ridiculous song:

A bit better than my iPhone and a pair of binoculars.
Oh, and no clouds helps.

April 14, 2014
amnhnyc:

If the sky is clear during early morning hours of Tuesday April 15, viewers in the Eastern time zone will see a full lunar eclipse beginning at 3:07 am and ending at 4:25 am. By coincidence, that night, Mars will be the brightest it’s been since 2007 and won’t be again until 2016.
Learn more from the SKY REPORTER.

Set your alarm

amnhnyc:

If the sky is clear during early morning hours of Tuesday April 15, viewers in the Eastern time zone will see a full lunar eclipse beginning at 3:07 am and ending at 4:25 am. By coincidence, that night, Mars will be the brightest it’s been since 2007 and won’t be again until 2016.

Learn more from the SKY REPORTER.

Set your alarm

(via sherricruz)

April 13, 2014
houkgallery:

Victor Schrager (American, b. 1950)Prickly Lemon, 2000©Victor Schrager/Courtesy of Edwynn Houk Gallery

houkgallery:

Victor Schrager (American, b. 1950)
Prickly Lemon, 2000
©Victor Schrager/Courtesy of Edwynn Houk Gallery

April 12, 2014
fieldmuseumphotoarchives:

Fossil Friday Archimedes specimen.
© The Field Museum, GEO80619.
Archimedes specimen, fossil invertebrate.
4x5 negative
3/1/1948 

fieldmuseumphotoarchives:

Fossil Friday Archimedes specimen.

© The Field Museum, GEO80619.

Archimedes specimen, fossil invertebrate.

4x5 negative

3/1/1948