Sunday, March 12, 2017

A C C I D E N T S

      It's almost as if they weren't supposed to happen . . .
          
     
an A.B. Frost book illustration, "contents"
"Contents"  an A.B. Frost book illustration     click image to enlarge
            
A C C I D E N T S
       
Norbertine von Bresslern-Roth, falling mountain goat
Norbertine von Bresslern-Roth     click twice
      
A C C I D E N T S
  
"The bad girl"  from an 1860s schoolbook:  children were taught about
death because mortality rates were high
   
A C C I D E N T S
     
a Mike Hinge illustration of a fire hydrant
a Mike Hinge illustration     click twice
       
A C C I D E N T S
      
an illustration from a science journal by Camille Flammarion
an illustration from a Camille Flammarion 1800s science journal
    
A C C I D E N T S
   
a Tom Vroman children's book illustration, 1964
a Tom Vroman children's book illustration,  1964
  
A C C I D E N T S
   
Art Spiegelman's Garbage Pail Kids trading cards for Topps inc.
 Art Spiegelman's "Garbage Pail Kids" trading cards for Topps inc. 1985:  kids loved them
    
A C C I D E N T S
 
an illustration of too-steep 1878 stairs in "the unpaved districts" "A Swift Descent"  in 1878 describes too-steep stairs in "the unpaved districts"
           
A C C I D E N T S 
           
astronomy art collision, in space there is no sound
there is no sound in space
                 
A C C I D E N T S
                 
a Gary Larson cartoon about elephants
"Well,  what the? ... I THOUGHT I smelled something."  Gary Larson cartoon
                   
A C C I D E N T S
        
"My insurance company?  New England Life,  of course.  Why?"  an advertising illustration by cartoonist Rowland B. Wilson
         
A C C I D E N T S
   
a 1950s MAD look at insurance, with art by Wallace Wood
a 1950s MAD look at insurance by Wallace Wood     click twice
    
A C C I D E N T S
        
a 1940s book cover illustration by Denis McLoughlin, "Be still my love"
"Be Still My Love"  that was no accident:  a 1940s book cover illustration by Denis McLoughlin
      
A C C I D E N T S
     
a Bruno Paul cartoon about bicycling
a Bruno Paul cartoon illustration
         
 A C C I D E N T S
          
an Edward Gorey drawing, "O is for Olive run through with an awl"
Edward Gorey
      
A C C I D E N T S
          
a Frank R Paul illustration of a space wreck
a Frank R. Paul illustration     click twice       
     
A C C I D E N T S
     
Theophile-Alexandre Steinlen, an accidental death in public
Theophile-Alexandre Steinlen
   
A C C I D E N T S
   
a Harold Von Schmidt illustration of a winter train wreck at night
a Harold von Schmidt illustration     click twice
    
A C C I D E N T S
     
a Tex Avery animation still
a Tex Avery animation still     click twice
    
A C C I D E N T S
     
a cartoon drawing by the 1800s writer William Makepeace Thackeray
a cartoon by the 1800s writer William Makepeace Thackeray     click twice
   
    
Click below for my 2001 animation, 'GEORGE'S AUTO SERVICE'
      
 
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