Beautiful astronomical illustrations by Étienne Léopold Trouvelot, all based on observations made by the French artist-astronomer in the 1870s and 1880s. Fun fact: Trouvelot, also an entomologist, is somewhat infamous for the unfortunate introduction of the gypsy moth into North America. Those pesky things are known to feast on the leaves of over 300 species of trees, shrubs and plants. (New York Public Library)
Y’all should know that my sister-in-law makes some lovely bags. Also she has a great mannequin:
Also, also, the “ta” is for Taran.
Timberline Lodge in Winter, January 19, 1938
Photo by Albert Altorfer for the Federal Writers’ Project
Mts. - Mt. Hood - Timberline Lodge, Photo file #779-B,
Might excavate some old asks from the inbox over the next week and doodle some answers, because dang but I need a break from
slamming my head repeatedly into the keyboard until my forehead bleeds writing.
The word dame is not used nearly enough. Also, I like me a distinctive nose.
Steel Points, January 1907, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 59 and 60.
Published occasionally by William Gladstone Steel, Portland, OR
I just want to tell you both good luck. We’re all counting on you.
Okay, I ususaly don’t do these animated gif sets, but good god, “Airplane!” I still adore that movie. And Johnny.
Cameo Die and Label Co. - assorted Oregon label samples circa 1940.
Unknown Advertising Collection, Misc Direct Mail Folder, Clean Processing.
The night time friends (years passed).
Watercolor wash + pencil.