Adventures of the Blackgang

Aug 21

Lima or Sketches of the capital of Peru (1866) Manuel Atanasio Fuentes Delgado

Lima or Sketches of the capital of Peru (1866) Manuel Atanasio Fuentes Delgado

Boton de Ancla - Mexico, 1947 movie poster

Boton de Ancla - Mexico, 1947 movie poster

Aug 20

heracliteanfire:

‘This box from the New Bedford Whaling Museum’s outstanding scrimshaw collection was made between 1840 and 1856 of whale bone and ivory, mahogany, wood and tortoiseshell.’ (via Anonymous Works: Circa 1840’s Whalebone Box with Decorative Hands)

heracliteanfire:

‘This box from the New Bedford Whaling Museum’s outstanding scrimshaw collection was made between 1840 and 1856 of whale bone and ivory, mahogany, wood and tortoiseshell.’ (via Anonymous Works: Circa 1840’s Whalebone Box with Decorative Hands)

Bay-State Iron Company, South Boston (1858-1866)

Bay-State Iron Company, South Boston (1858-1866)

Old Colony Line Map of Martha’s Vineyard and the Summer Resorts of Buzzard’s Bay

Old Colony Line Map of Martha’s Vineyard and the Summer Resorts of Buzzard’s Bay

Aug 19

Ship-building, Gloucester Harbor; Harper’s Weekly, Volume XVII, 11 October 1873
Winslow Homer 1836-1910 (artist)

Ship-building, Gloucester Harbor; Harper’s Weekly, Volume XVII, 11 October 1873

Winslow Homer 1836-1910 (artist)

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Theatre Magazine July 1918 cover

Theatre Magazine July 1918 cover

Divers preparing to descend, from the Boy’s Own Paper, 1894

Divers preparing to descend, from the Boy’s Own Paper, 1894

Aug 14

Noah’s Ark - Nuremburg Chronicle 15th century

Noah’s Ark - Nuremburg Chronicle 15th century

Triumphal Maximiliano

Triumphal Maximiliano

Aug 13

The natural history of British fishes; 1843

The natural history of British fishes; 1843

Aug 10

(Source: joshuafountain, via mudwerks)

advertisement from 50 Fish from American Waters; Allen & Ginter,Richmond, VA, c1880s

advertisement from 50 Fish from American Waters; Allen & Ginter,
Richmond, VA, c1880s

Natural history of the animal kingdom for the use of young people, 1889

Natural history of the animal kingdom for the use of young people, 1889