Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings (1882)

Pastel astronomical illustration by Étienne Léopold Trouvelot.

Pastel astronomical illustration by Étienne Léopold Trouvelot.

(from Public Domain Review)

bats!

(Plate by Ernst Haeckel, courtesy of Public Domain Review)

black sun

“Black Sun”, from Splendor Solis, a German alchemical treatise, 1582

“Black Sun”, from Splendor Solis, a German alchemical treatise, 1582

Wikipedia entry for Splendor Solis

Discussion on the significance of the Black Sun in alchemy

(found via Public Domain Review)

A Vision of Isolating Technology from 1906

A Vision of Isolating Technology from 1906

A Vision of Isolating Technology from 1906 (Source: Public Domain Review via Diseases of Modern Life)

william t. horton

The Wave by William T. Horton

The Wave by William T. Horton

The Strange Case of Mr William T. Horton: a new essay by Jon Crabb on the proto-modernist illustrator William T. Horton published in The Public Domain Review.

Read Horton’s A Book of Images (with an introduction by his friend W. B. Yeats) at the Internet Archive.

thank you wellcome library

(via public domain review)

Crayon drawing, 1929, Wellcome Library, London

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