Sunday, December 31, 2017

A N X I E T Y

where's a towel? A 1940s color illustration of a wet faced man in a bathroom
"Where's a towel"   indeed!
    
A N X I E T Y
          
a Dan Adkins story illustration of an anxious woman
a Dan Adkins story illustration
   
A N X I E T Y
         
Karina Mendreczky 1988 art, iceburg
the strange object startles ... for an instant we think it could be alive  ...
Karina Mendreczky,  1988       click twice
    
A N X I E T Y
         
a John Vassos 1931 illustration of Pantophobia,  the fear of everything
a John Vassos 1931 illustration of Pantophobia,  the fear of everything
   
A N X I E T Y
         
a 1900 nature illustration, birds fighting a snake in the nest
a nature illustration,  1900?
   
A N X I E T Y
         
an illustration from a Camille Flammarion science journal, ballooning with no oxygen
an illustration from a Camille Flammarion science journal
   
A N X I E T Y
         
a child's bad dream by Franz Wacik
Franz Wacik       click image twice for full size
   
A N X I E T Y
         
an Ellen Stratton illustration of an unhappy girl hiding in a tree
an Ellen Stratton illustration    "Sat there all through the long day"
   
A N X I E T Y
         
an Edvard Munch painting of waves in a bay
an Edvard Munch painting
   
A N X I E T Y
         
a Virgil Finley illustratio of hikers in a scary landscape of rocks and faces
a Virgil Finley illustration
   
A N X I E T Y
         
Dell Comics Mickey Mouse on Spook's Island, Mickey and Goofy are afraid
Dell Comics, 1960s
   
A N X I E T Y
         
Sigismond De Ivanowski
a Sigismond De Ivanowski portrait of a woman
   
A N X I E T Y
         
a Robert Williams painting of a family preying at the dinner table
a Robert Williams painting       click twice
   
A N X I E T Y
         
a George Du Maurier drawing of a hypochondriac in bed, 1898
a George Du Maurier drawing,  1898
   
A N X I E T Y
         
Three Stooges frightened, Larry Fine, Curly Howard and Moe Howard
Larry Fine, Curly Howard and Moe Howard
   
A N X I E T Y
         
a Carlos Marchiori 1969 illustration of a cat and mouse
Carlos Marchiori,  1969       click twice
    
A N X I E T Y
         
a 1600s illustration of fear by Charles Le Brun
a 1600s illustration of fear by Charles Le Brun
    
A N X I E T Y
         
a photograph of film comedian Mack Swain overacting for laughs, shock, fear, surprise
film comedian Mack Swain overacting for laughs
    
A N X I E T Y
         
a Cyril Power print of a rollercoaster ride
a Cyril Power print       click twice
    
A N X I E T Y
         
an Ellen Stratton illustration of a frightened woman
an Ellen Stratton illustration
    
A N X I E T Y
         
from an advertisement, anxiety
"Doubt-Inhibitions-Ignorance-Misgivings"
from an advertisement
    
A N X I E T Y
         
an Ed Emshwiller illustration for FEAR by L. Ron Hubbard
an Ed Emshwiller illustration       click twice
     
A N X I E T Y
         
Rene Georges Hermann-Paul, a 1919 woodcut of death
Rene Georges Hermann-Paul,  1919
    
A N X I E T Y
         
fear of the dentist chair, an illustration
fear of the dentist chair?
    
A N X I E T Y
         
a Henri-Gustave Jossot 1903 illustration of an anxious skeleton awakening in a coffin
Henri-Gustave Jossot,  1903
    
A N X I E T Y
         
a headless child's doll by Barry Moser
a Barry Moser illustration
    
A N X I E T Y
         
a Franco Grignani 1969 graphic from a rubbed Polaroid, a woman in fear, Conjure Wife by Fritz Leiber
a Franco Grignani 1969 image from an Polaroid instant camera photograph ... as the photograph quickly develops in it's sealed sleeve, it's placed on a flat surface and rubbed with a hard object
          
A N X I E T Y
         
Ponds Extract 1800s advertisement, for insomnia
1800s:  "On restless nights when you can't sleep,  bathe the temples,
eyes and face with Pond's Extract"
    
A N X I E T Y
         
Wladyslaw Theodor Benda, an anxious woman
Wladyslaw Theodor Benda       click twice

 A N X I E T Y
       
nerve tonic, from a Warner Bros. film animation, a cat with bad nerves
"Nerve tonic"  from a Warner Bros. film animation        click twice
          

Sunday, December 17, 2017

E A R T H

Earth entrance, world entrance, 1933 Chicago Worlds Fair
let's enter the Earth exhibit to see some displays of our home world . . .
      
E A R T H
     
1950s office lobby, reception desk, a world of condiments color photograph
a pleasant reception for all visitors to our planet
      
E A R T H
     
illustration of an 1881 globe showing Canada and the North Pole, Sandwich Islands
The Sandwich Islands  became Hawaii in the 1840s,  but this 1881 globe incorrectly still showed the old name
      
E A R T H
     
Robert McCall 1970 moon landing
Robert McCall art 1970,  with Earth in the background
click image twice for full size
      
E A R T H
     
a Hugh Ferriss 1929 drawing of the Daily News Building Globe
a Hugh Ferriss 1929 drawing of the Daily News Building Globe
      
E A R T H
     
1938 "Revolving Globe of the World,  Daily News Building,  New York"
1938 "Revolving Globe of the World,  Daily News Building,  New York"
      
E A R T H
     
art by Fergus Hall 1960s, a crying Earth
art by Fergus Hall,  1960s
      
E A R T H
     
a 1937 scratchboard illustration of Earth
a 1937 scratchboard illustration of the Earth and it's rail train
      
E A R T H
           
Earth and War, an art installation, scorched planet
    

E A R T H
     
1962 Canada, a color illustration
a 1962 illustration    see full size
      
E A R T H
     
1911 topiary Earth, a photograph
a 1911 topiary Earth    small sign  "please do not cross the flower beds"
      
E A R T H
     
1893 Chicago Worlds Fair garden Earth Globe
at the 1893 Chicago Worlds Fair garden       click twice
      
E A R T H
     
a James Montgomery Flagg illustration for Life Magazine, the devil and the new year baby
a James Montgomery Flagg humorous for Life Magazine
      
E A R T H
       
an 1881 tellurian globe illustration
an 1881 tellurian globe:  it shows how day,  night and the seasons are caused by the
movement of the Earth on its axis and its orbit around the sun
      
E A R T H
     
John Polgreen Space Flight, cover illustration of a weird rocket leaving Earth
an illustrated children's book by John Polgreen
      
E A R T H
     
a John Polgreen illustration of Earth
John Polgreen
      
E A R T H
     
a Douglas Smith illustration, Earth as a fruit hanging from a tree
a Douglas Smith illustration
      
E A R T H
     
USA Marines at Paris Island S.C. 1919, giant photograph of a crowd as the earth with an anchor
USA Marines at Paris Island S.C. 1919     click image twice
      
E A R T H
     
Carmine Infantino, Mystery in Space
Carmine Infantino comic book art
       
E A R T H
    
he 1958 Worlds Fair in Belgium, a birdseye view color photograph
part of the 1958 Worlds Fair in Belgium
       
E A R T H
     
a Frederik Hendriksen 1896 illustration of a monkey on a globe
a Frederik Hendriksen 1896 illustration
       
E A R T H
     
Chesley Bonestell, Earth
 a Chesley Bonestell illustration
      
E A R T H
     
an 1890 proposed monument to Christopher Columbus, large illustration
Rejected in 1890,   a proposed monument to
Christopher Columbus       click twice
        
E A R T H
     
the 1964 New York World's Fair Globe
 at the 1964 New York World's Fair
      
E A R T H
     
a 1920s Antarctic map in color, unexplored
 a 1920s Antarctic map with unexplored territories       click twice
      
E A R T H
     
Atlas carrying the Earth in 1927, a pictorial photograph
mythical figure Atlas carrying the Earth in 1927
      
E A R T H
     
Ken Reid  "The Eerie Earth" World Wide Weirdies
Ken Reid   "The eerie Earth"   click twice
      
E A R T H
     
Jonathan Winters, a photograph with a gorilla
Jonathan Winters,  1960s - 1970s film & television comedian
      
E A R T H
     
an Ernest Hamlin Baker illustration, Fortune 1933
an Ernest Hamlin Baker illustration, 1933
      
E A R T H
     
a Joseph Binder 1957 illustration of The United Nations Building
a Joseph Binder 1957 illustration of The United Nations Building