1. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Buena Vista, R-1971 

    One Sheet (27” X 41”). Science Fiction. Starring Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre, Robert J. Wilke, Ted de Corsia, and Gloria Pall. Directed by Richard Fleischer.

    —Heritage Auctions

     
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  7. Boston Red Sox Opening Day
    Monday, Apr 8, 2013
    Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox
    Fenway Park - Boston, MA

    Fuck the Orioles

    Go Sox!

    Baseball Heroes Comics (Fawcett Publications, 1952)

     
  8. retrogirly:

    Esther Williams

    (via mudwerks)

     
  9. flyingodiva:

    Gaston Hoffman, Sirene

    (via mudwerks)

     
  10. mudwerks:

    Reclamation Project (by paul.malon)

     
  11. oldbookillustrations:

    Custom house, Dublin.

    T. Creswick, from Ireland picturesque and romantic, by Leitch Ritchie, London, 1837.

    (Source: archive.org)

     
  12. Valetta Harbour at Sunset by Henry Charles Ferro (1823-88)

    Great photo! However, the date of entry into Valetta Harbour, Malta, should be August 1942, not 1940.

    Regards,

    Bob

    Uhm, Bob….  I’m not sure which image you’re referring to.  Get back to me at blackgang.adv@gmail.com and I’ll make the correction.

     
  13. enchantingimagery:

    The water Nymphs, that in the bottom plaid,/Held up their pearled wrists and took her in

    An Arthur Rackham illustration for Comus

    (via mudwerks)

     
  14. Wreckage of the USS MAINE
    3,000 × 2,295
    US Navy battleship that sunk after a mysterious explosion in Havana Harbor
    Havana, Cuba, 15 February 1898

    Sent to protect US interests during the Cuban revolt against Spain, she exploded suddenly and without warning; sinking quickly and killing nearly three quarters of her crew.
    2131 × 1613

    1024 x 648
    The cause of the Maine’s sinking remains the subject of speculation. +

    Maritime Monday for March 25, 2013:
    Boom, Boom, Blub, Blub (or Stow High In Transit)

     
  15. An early Zalinsky Coastal Artillery Gun ca. 1888

    The back of this photograph has the legend “8 in Dynamite Gun”