Sunday, October 22, 2017

Public TRANSIT in art . . .

a Franz Masereel print about public transit
Franz Masereel art
       
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
    
Abram Games 1968 poster art, Sight See London, double decker bus
 Abram Games 1968 poster art    "Sightsee London"
       
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T 
       
Early railway passengers in 1831, first second and third class, an illustration
Early railway passengers in 1831     see full size
"Liverpool and Manchester Railway - first class, 1830"
"Liverpool and Manchester Railway - second and third class, 1831"

      
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T 
      

Edward Penfield illustration, 1890 public transit
Edward Penfield, 1890  (only crazy people smile on public transit)    see full size 
        
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
            
an L. Raven Hill illustration of a passenger unconscious in a horse cab
an L. Raven Hill illustration
           
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
              
a print by Anders Zorn, the interior of a city omnibus 1892
a print by Anders Zorn:  the interior of a city omnibus, 1892
    
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
     
an Edward Leon Cortes painting, 1910? omnibus
an Edward Leon Cortes painting, 1910?    click image twice for full size
         
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
        
a Franz Wacik drawing of crowds rushing a streetcar
Franz Wacik:  after the carnival
         
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T

a print by Otto Heinrich Strohmeyer, 1925
a print by Otto Heinrich Strohmeyer,  1925    see full size
       
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
        
1935's vision of future transit, Science Monthly
1935's vision of future transit 
     
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
         
a John Lockwood Kipling illustration of a royal elephant kneeling and waiting
a John Lockwood Kipling illustration    see full size
     
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
       
a photograph of the 1904 New York subway under construction
 the 1904 New York subway,  under construction    see full size
         
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
        
a photograph of a 1920s subway escalator, a moving stairway
a 1920s subway escalator
         
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
       
a 1924 British subway poster by Austin Cooper, It's cooler down below
a 1924 British subway poster by Austin Cooper
"It is cooler down below.  Travel in comfort by Underground"
           
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
        
an illustration of 1912 German transit, very busy overlapping transit
1912 Germany  
             
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
          
1913 German transit, a real suspended passenger train that existed
 this 1913 German public transit actually existed    see full size
     
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
        
a 1917 Frederick Henry Townsend cartoon: "Please move back a little more!"
a 1917 Frederick Henry Townsend cartoon:  "Please move back a little more!"
     
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
        
E.A.Verpilleux art 1927 train station
a 1927 train station by E.A. Verpilleux      see full size
        
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
     
a 1928 Herb Breneman cartoon
a 1928 cartoon
     
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
         
a 1930 Martin Lewis print, Subway Steps
a 1930 print by Martin Lewis,  "Subway steps"
 
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
     
1934 Cyril Power The Sunshine Roof
a 1934 print by Cyril Power, "The Sunshine Roof"    see full size

P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
 
an Antonio Petruccelli illustration of a departing ferry for Fortune 1935
an Antonio Petruccelli illustration of a 1935 ferry
 
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
      
this 1870 pneumatic passenger car existed in New York, illustration with text
 this 1870 pneumatic passenger car existed and operated in New York with 22 seats
  
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
     
a detailed photograph of 1954 London subway seat fabric
1954 London subway seat fabric
      
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T 
     
an 1864 cartoon about coach transit
 an 1864 cartoon     see full size 
"It's not the getting in . . . but it's the getting out"
      
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
       
a Bob Peak illustration of a Greyhound Escorter, used at the 1964 NY World's fair
a Greyhound Escorter illustration by Bob Peak:
these were used at the 1964 NY World's fair       see full size
  
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
  
a a 1980s cartoon, The Bus
a 1980s cartoon  "the bus"
    
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T 
      
a 1987 Nick Hardcastle illustrated ad for the London subway, Or Take the Tube, snails as taxicabs
a 1987 Nick Hardcastle illustrated ad for the London subway  "Or take the Tube (subway train)"
 
P u b l i c   T R A N S I T
  
a Drew Friedman comic, Tor in New York
a Drew Friedman comic about wrestler/actor Tor Johnson  "Time for Tor to go on subway"   "Tor having fun on subway"


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Sunday, October 15, 2017

T R A N S P A R E N T

Murano chandelier photo
clearly,  this week's topic is . . .
    
T R A N S P A R E N T
       
1960s LEGO windows from a parts catalog
toy window replacement parts for 1960s LEGO building blocks
      
T R A N S P A R E N T
        
Styrene is a triumph of synthesis, 1937 illustration
1937 Styrene:  a watercolor illustration
   
T R A N S P A R E N T
  
an illustration of a crystal fountain in The Crystal Palace at the 1851 Great Exhibition in London
a crystal fountain in The Crystal Palace at the 1851 Great Exhibition in London
   
T R A N S P A R E N T
  
a 1982 Omega clear face wristwatch, color photograph advertisement
a 1982 Omega clear face wristwatch
       
T R A N S P A R E N T 
      
1948 clear plastic table and chairs, a photograph
1948 clear plastics:  even the binding on those chairs is transparent
    
T R A N S P A R E N T


a 1944 color advertisement for Dr. West toothbrushes with Miracle Tuft
1944 colored plastics sealed in glass
   
T R A N S P A R E N T
  
the 1939 New York World's Fair transparent car color photo
 the 1939 New York World's Fair transparent car      click image for full size
       
T R A N S P A R E N T
 
conical acrylic viewports, 1970 photo
1970 acrylic viewports:  if used for space flight the small side would face outward, 
 if used for deep seas the large side would face outward
"Full scale 90 degree conical acrylic viewports"
     
T R A N S P A R E N T 
           
a color photograph of an acrylic table on a shag carpet
an acrylic table
   
T R A N S P A R E N T
       
1950 glass louvres on a sun room, a color photograph
1950 glass louvres on a sun room:  one carelessly thrown anvil would be disaster
     
T R A N S P A R E N T
     
1966 gold lipstick, Cremestick by Coty
Gold lipstick was an occasional thing in 1966,  but a plastic visor was strictly for the photo shoot.
       
T R A N S P A R E N T
     
1946 plexiglass clarinets photograph
1946 plexiglass clarinets
see full size
  
T R A N S P A R E N T
    
a crackle glass table
a crackle glass table:  glass is heated,  then immersed in cold water.
    
T R A N S P A R E N T
    
clear glass marbles, a color photograph close-up
Kids used to heat glass marbles on the kitchen stove and drop them in water to make crackle marbles.  It was tricky, and some marbles popped apart.
              
T R A N S P A R E N T
      
"THE MASS OF ROCK CRYSTAL"  at the 1851 London Great exhibition, an illustration by E. Whimper
"THE MASS OF ROCK CRYSTAL"  at the 1851 London Great exhibition
    
T R A N S P A R E N T
    
a Murano dish, color photograph
a small Murano glass dish
       
T R A N S P A R E N T
       
acrylic and purple chair
a cool beauty
    
T R A N S P A R E N T
       
sun dappled, a color photograph of a submerged rock in sunlight
submerged rock    photograph by GL
       
T R A N S P A R E N T
    
Crystal Climbers interlocking plastic squares, by Pressman Play Hour, a color image
1968? Crystal Climber Squares
   
T R A N S P A R E N T
        
1911 transparent cuff protectors by Keapklean, an illustrated advertisement
1911 transparent cuff protectors
     
T R A N S P A R E N T
     
a Lalique diamond butterfly broach, a color photograph close up
a Lalique diamond broach
     
T R A N S P A R E N T
     
transparent sheeting for auto windows 1917, a photograph advertisement with a model
1917:  "transparent sheeting for auto windows"
       
T R A N S P A R E N T
     
Tokujin Yoshioka glass art, a photo of a large slab of glass
Tokujin Yoshioka glass art
     
T R A N S P A R E N T
    
Tokujin Yoshioka glass art, a photo of a large slab of glass end view
Tokujin Yoshioka
    


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