1. theshipthatflew:

    Jean de Brunhoff, aquarelle originale pour Histoire de Babar, le petit éléphantr, p. 21, 1931. Collection of the Morgan Library. via Les Arts Décoratifs
     
  2. theticketthatexploded:

    An Italian magazine illustration of the Brighton Mods vs. Rockers riot, 1964.

    (via JHALAL DRUT: la Tribuna Illustrata)

    (via gentlemanlosergentlemanjunkie)

     
  3. inhumanoid:

    A dead giant squid washed ashore in Fortune Bay, Newfoundland in 1871.

    (via scientificillustration)

     
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  6. 1926 Introducing The Rolex Oyster
    A celebration of the water proof watch

    artist: Hans Wilsforf

     
  7. scientificillustration:

    n304_w1150 by BioDivLibrary on Flickr.

    The Slender sunfish, Ranzania laevis

     
  8. scientificillustration:

    n306_w1150 by BioDivLibrary on Flickr.

    European sea sturgeon (Acipenser sturio)

     
  9. mudwerks:

    (via Slay, Monstrobot of the Deep!!: Who Needs Aquaman?)

    Ad appeared in The Witching Hour #64 (1976)

     
  10. A 1941 novel by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall

    theticketthatexploded:

    Dust jacket art by N. C. Wyeth

    (Source: gentlemanlosergentlemanjunkie)

     
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  13. captain-finland:

    vintage nautical fabric (swatch) 1950s

    (via larboardwatch)

     
  14. mudwerks:

    Ren Wicks (by oldcarguy41)

    This was in an ad for Catalina Swimwear.

     
  15. rhamphotheca:

    Giant Oarfish (Regalecus glesne)

    (Source: eternallycoilingserpent, via tentaclegarden)