John Glassie

Interesting things. Some relate to an interesting person named Athanasius Kircher, or to a book I wrote about him called A Man of Misconceptions. More about me here until I figure out the rest.
thirdorgan:

Raoul Hausmann (1886-1971) 

Fiat Modes, 1920

thirdorgan:

Raoul Hausmann (1886-1971)

Fiat Modes, 1920

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nemfrog:

4575. French textile design. 1863.

nemfrog:

4575. French textile design. 1863.

(Source: archive.org, via laukitsch)

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umanesimo:

2000 random points generated around a single point

umanesimo:

2000 random points generated around a single point

(via isamizdat)

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les-sources-du-nil:

Étienne-Jules Marey (1830-1904)
Jump in Place, Feet Together, circa 1886

les-sources-du-nil:

Étienne-Jules Marey (1830-1904)

Jump in Place, Feet Together, circa 1886

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mapsinchoate:

Orra White Hitchcock for use in Professor Edward Hitchcock’s classes on geology and natural history. (1828-1840) Pen and ink on linen.

(1.) Vein of Greenstone in Clay Slate, Charlestown, Mass. (2.) Trap Dike in Sandstone, East Haven (3.) Slate, Devon, England (4.) Valleys (5.) Contortions in Clay Beds, Deerfield, Mass. (6.) Coal basin and Dike (7.)Kirkdale Cavern (Amherst College Archives & Special Collections) (via the-rx)

(via ffactory)

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calumet412:

Eleanor and Barbara, 1953, Chicago. Harry Callahan

calumet412:

Eleanor and Barbara, 1953, Chicago. Harry Callahan

(via ffactory)

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vjeranski:


Oscar Niemeyer. Modulo. 26 1961: 23

vjeranski:

Oscar Niemeyer. Modulo. 26 1961: 23

(via one-of-365)

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