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Reads tagged with “history”

Pictorial Webster’s: A Visual Dictionary of Victorian Curiosities
Pictorial Webster’s: A Visual Dictionary of Victorian Curiosities

Cards, stamps, and what zebras have to do with Victorian craftsmen.

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Graphic Novel Granddaddy: Lynd Ward’s Woodcuts
Graphic Novel Granddaddy: Lynd Ward’s Woodcuts

Iconic engravings, or what The Great Depression has to do with the art of light and darkness.

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Photography Spotlight: <em>Things</em>
Photography Spotlight: Things

The cultural anthropology of things, or what Hitler’s head has to do with Barbie.

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The Art of Pixar Short Films
The Art of Pixar Short Films

Birds, toys, or what the history of computing has to do with the creative legacy of our time.

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The Mother of All Demos
The Mother of All Demos

Geek history, or why 2009 has nothing on 1968.

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The Sale of Manhattan: A Saul Bass Gem Circa 1962
The Sale of Manhattan: A Saul Bass Gem Circa 1962

What Saul Bass has to do with George W, or why Manhattan is worth $32 worth of junk jewelry.

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