Wednesday, 27 February 2008

London 1960s.


Ernst Haeckel.

'Artforms from Nature' by a German naturalist and artist - more on him here -

J.J. Grandville: French Caricaturist & Cartoonist 1803-47.

Ghost Towns of Ontario.
'Visiting and documenting forgotten places'.

In Pictures: A Mongolian Nomad Family.

Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts from Western Europe.

'More than 2,000 manuscript pages and associated illuminations dating from the 9th through the 16th centuries give vivid testimony to the creative impulses of the often nameless craftsmen who continually discovered new ways of animating the contents of hand-produced books. '

Handbook of the Indians of California.

'Originally published in 1925, this monograph is a representative work of Alfred L. Kroeber’s (1876-1960) contributions to American Indian ethnology. It also illustrates why Kroeber, a noted American anthropologist and founder of the anthropology department at the University of California at Berkeley, is considered to be the father of California Indian studies. Kroeber’s handbook provides a comprehensive look at the Indians of California and offers a foundation for the ethnographical study of California’s Native American cultures.'

Christmas in Brixton.

Photos of City Island, Bronx, NYC.

A Manx Note Book.

'An Electronic Compendium of Matters Past and Present Connected with the Isle of Man'.

Astro Pics.

A Mysterious Acid Haze on Venus.

The Universe Nearby.

Trifid Pillars and Jets.

Cueva de las Manos.

'Cueva de las Manos (Spanish for Cave of the Hands) is a cave located in the province of Santa Cruz, Argentina, 163 km (101 mi) south from the town of Perito Moreno, within the borders of the Francisco P. Moreno National Park, which includes many sites of archaeological and paleontogical importance...'

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