July 24, 2014

smithsonianlibraries:

In anticipation of Owl Awareness Day (August 4), we offer some slightly cartoony illustrations of these fascinating members of the genus Strix.

Images taken from Captain Thomas Brown’s “Illustrations of the American ornithology of Alexander Wilson and Charles Lucian Bonaparte" (1835).

(via biblipeacay)

July 24, 2014
biblipeacay:

Binding by Thérèse Moncey from a 1950 book featuring surreal animals and poem drawings.
Many much more at Le Bestiaire Fabuleux.

biblipeacay:

Binding by Thérèse Moncey from a 1950 book featuring surreal animals and poem drawings.

Many much more at Le Bestiaire Fabuleux.

(Source: bibliodyssey.com, via 50watts)

July 23, 2014
Shandytown (at Humarock Beach)

Shandytown (at Humarock Beach)

July 23, 2014
Oliver asserts his dominion over the ocean (at Humarock Beach)

Oliver asserts his dominion over the ocean (at Humarock Beach)

July 23, 2014
nemfrog:

Our Earth is peppered with some 20,000 tons of stardust a year. Scanned from Wonderland of Science. 1930s.

nemfrog:

Our Earth is peppered with some 20,000 tons of stardust a year. Scanned from Wonderland of Science. 1930s.

(via scientificillustration)

July 23, 2014
medieval:

Completely out of context Crop of the Week.
(via)

medieval:

Completely out of context Crop of the Week.

(via)

July 23, 2014
oldbookillustrations:

A quick finish.
Viscount Bury (AKA W. C. Keppel), from Cycling, by William Coutts Keppel Earl of Albemarle and George Lacy Hillier, London, 1889.
(Source: archive.org)

oldbookillustrations:

A quick finish.

Viscount Bury (AKA W. C. Keppel), from Cycling, by William Coutts Keppel Earl of Albemarle and George Lacy Hillier, London, 1889.

(Source: archive.org)

July 23, 2014
‘Workin’ On My Tan’ by Tim CurryHuman -> lobster transformation, stage one: COMPLETE

‘Workin’ On My Tan’ by Tim Curry
Human -> lobster transformation, stage one: COMPLETE

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Filed under: thisismyjam 
July 23, 2014

via The Textile Blog
 Stanley Bulbach. ‘Agate Stream’.

via The Textile Blog


 Stanley Bulbach. ‘Agate Stream’.

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Filed under: stanley bulbach weaving 
July 22, 2014
Wave encroachment  (at Humarock Beach)

Wave encroachment (at Humarock Beach)

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