An amazing scrap book of old postcards and genuine photos from yesteryear, capturing some of the strangest portraits you'll ever see! A digital anthology of ethnological pictures of scary ladies from... More > jungle tribes, tattooed warriors, weird French peasants, mysterious veiled Arabian women, oriental and and circus performers, Indian fakirs, freaks, pygmies and eskimos, real-life witches and wizards, pipe smoking dames, mind-boggling ethnic costumes, Victorian eccentrics... An album of bizarre curiosities from around the world, to download in PDF ebook format.< Less
A weird and wonderful anthology of victorian and edwardian travel photos from around the world: tattooed tribesmen, colorful characters in exotic costumes, portraits of strange customs and... More > traditions, ceremonies and rituals, lost trades, ethnological oddities and curios. An album of curiosities, from Africa, Asia, Europe and America... to download in PDF ebook format.< Less
A virtual museum gallery of vintage photos and old picture postcards from around the world - tribal natives from Africa, Asia, Japan, Oceania and the Americas, revealing fascinating traditional body... More > art : ritual tattoos and scarification. Male and female portraits, voodoo fetish cultists, facial and corporal tattoos, ink dyes and skin designs, veritable visual curiosa. Scores of images in this collection, makes a fascinating collectors' item for all fans of early photography, armchair ethnology and anthropology! With mottled "parchment paper" background effect for an authentic vintage scrapbook look-and-feel. Also includes tasters from some of our other recent vintage photo series titles! This ebook edition is downloadable in PDF format for Acrobat Reader.< Less
Visit the original haunt of French artists, writers and Bohemians in 19th century Paris, the picturestque hill and its streets around the Sacré Coeur, in the 18th Arrondissement. Vintage... More > photos, antique prints, old documents and theatre programmes, souvenirs from the notorious cabarets, famous bars and cafés, such as the Moulin de la Galette and Cabaret du Néant. A fascinating virtual tour featuring dozens of historic images. Fascinating for all fans of France, art and literary history. Also includes tasters from some of our other recent history and vintage photo series titles! This ebook edition is downloadable in PDF format for Acrobat Reader, with optional rolling slideshow effects.< Less
A digital anthology of over 100 vintage illustrations of marvelous Victorian machines, gadgets, famous scientific instruments and watershed innovations. From the great age of 19th century invention... More > and scientific discovery - steam-powered contraptions, early electric and petrol motors, boats and steam locomotive trains, weapons, optical and photographic devices, patent diagrams and illustrations from popular science journals and reviews. Sometimes beautiful, often clumsy, these early prototypes changed our world. Mainly American, British and French inventions, from the steam turbine to Edison's phonograph, the Maxim gun, the typewriter, wireless telegraphy, the gramophone, early aeroplanes and motor cars... Downloadable in PDF ebook format with optional random page transition effects for amusing browsing! Please check out our other titles including Amazing Victorian Amazing Vintage Medical Devices, Ads & Illustrations, available at our store www.lulu.com/fisheseye< Less
A collection of famous chorus line showgirl portraits & other souvenir ephemera from Paris' legendary Moulin Rouge theater, compiled in PDF format. Dozens of beautiful women artistes in colorful... More > and sexy stage costumes from yesteryear. For all fans of theatrical and dance nostalgia - a digital scrapbook of vintage photo postcards and reviews from the Golden Age of French music hall. This collectible ebook edition comes with tasters from other Performing Arts and Visual History titles, plus optional rolling slideshow functionality!< Less
A dozen selected photos and stunning graphic images plus old postcards and prints, of some of Europe's most spectacular Neolithic era stone monuments: featuring Stonehenge, Carnac... menhirs,... More > dolmens, cromlechs, prehistoric standing stones and pagan temples... a truly original wall calendar for 2010. For all fans of archaeology, architecture and ancient history. A memorable gift - or just keep it for yourself!< Less
A dozen vintage lithographs on the theme Ancient Egyptian and Pharaonic monuments, spectacular ruined temples, and antique views of the Pyramids, Sphinx, River Nile, captured by Victorian artists... More > including David Roberts in his famous three volume study, "Egypt and Nubia".
This quality fine art calendar also features 2008's Celestial Events. A surefire talking-point for the wall, at home or in the office, also makes a fantastic, original gift for all fans of Egyptology! See also FishesEye Publishing's other art and vintage travel titles availale as downloadable ebooks and screensavers, including "Ancient Egypt - Old Engravings"!< Less
A dozen nostalgic souvenir picture postcards from Paris as it was a century ago. Fascinating and inspiring historical images of the French capital's most famous monuments and streets: the Arc de... More > Triomphe, Rue de Rivoli, Notre Dame Cathedral... Calendar includes French national holidays for 2010, for extra Gallic flavor! A great gift, or just treat yourself! "C'est bon!" 26 pages, 11" x 8.5", coil binding, white interior paper (100# weight), full-color interior ink< Less
Beautiful Victorian engravings from India - some of the most magnificent Hindu and Raja monuments, tombs, carvings, temples, palaces, walled cities... including the Taj Mahal, Elephanta and Delhi.... More > Reprinted from the rare Inde des Rajas by French artist Louis Rousselet, originally published in 1875 (a first edition can cost $1000!).
A surefire talking-point for the wall, at home or in the office, also makes a fantastic, original gift! See also FishesEye Publishing's other art and vintage travel titles availale as downloadable ebooks and screensavers.< Less