1. Leviathan: 1905

    SHORPY - Ecorse, Michigan, 1905. “S.S. William G. Mather, stern view before launch.” 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

  2. Down the River: 1906

    SHORPY - The Savannah River circa 1906. “Down the river — Savannah, Georgia.” 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

  3. Boats Abuilding: 1906

    SHORPY - Ecorse, Michigan, circa 1906. “Great Lakes Engineering Works.” Another view of this bustling shipyard on the Detroit River. Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

  4. Alaska via Canadian Pacific. Taku Glacier

    Date issued: 1910-1959 (approximate)
    Physical description: 1 print (poster) : color

    Boston Public Library, Print Department

  5. Alec Icky Dunn

    The Kraken

    Another in a series of prints focusing on container ships and global capital.

    Blockprint - 10” x 12” - signed

    via PTLDME

  6. thingsihappentolike:

    The sinking of the Central America was international news. Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly and other newspapers published artists’ re-creations of the tragedy.

    (via fuckyeahwrecks)

  7. Octo-Pie


    AAAAAHHHHHH!!!! This is too cute!!
    (And the resemblance to this one is uncanny!)

    Tentacle Pot Pie

    (via mudwerks)

  8. Tagged #seals
  9. vintage strongman postcard

    from the Monkeyfist’s Image vaults

  10. Tagged #sea monsters
  12. Tagged #frogman

  13. crashinglybeautiful:

    Clara Rockmore, ‘Rachmaninoff: Vocalise’, The Art of the Theremin. Courtesy of ontheborderland.

    see also: Art’s Theremin Page


    Named in honor of Lev Sergeivitch Termen, (Leon Theremin), “Levnet” is a web-based discussion group for theremin enthusiasts the world-over.

    (via mudwerks)

  14. darksilenceinsuburbia:

    The Geographer, 1669 by Jan Vermeer

    Tagged #Jan Vermeer