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scarlet circle

Jonathan Stagge’s THE SCARLET CIRCLE


Lynn Peril on the maternity girdle

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Lynn Peril on the Princess phone


The vacuum tube triode

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Lynn Peril on the Gilbert Lab Technician Set for Girls

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Lynn Peril on WWII-era leg makeup

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Lynn Peril on the Servix diaphragm

nasa 1922

Variable Density Tunnel

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Lynn Peril on the origins of the tanning fad.

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Lynn Peril on the GIRLS IN TROUBLE books.

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A psychic revelation about Mars and its Inhabitants.

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The Beau Alarm

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The jolly game of OLD MAID

Exploding Bike

1931 Rocket Bike

Raymond Taylor’s composition, A Signal from Mars, 1901

A Signal from Mars, 1901

flea photomicrographic 1900-20

Photomicro­graphic depiction of a flea, c. 1920.

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Atlas Tyres, 1910s

1903 frank reade

Frank Reade, 1903

bennie railplane

1929 “Bennie Railplane” advertisement

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Semiotician, analyze thine own signifiers.


1905 Darracq automobile advertising poster!

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1935 Bride of Frankenstein poster

titanic 1912

1912 Titanic advertisement