Posts tagged architecture

"What about some mysterious landscapes as art?" Submitted by CC.

From The World Displayed; or, A Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, Selected From the Writers of All Nations (1760). Original from Oxford University. Digitized November 9, 2007.

Severe distortion: “a remarkable collection of (what can only be described as) hallucinogenic architectural views and plans.” Pointed out by asfaltics here.

Throughout The Builder, v. 77 (1899). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized February 26, 2011.

Hybridized diagram (plate left folded).

Frontispiece comparing the heights of buildings from The World’s Religions by George Thomas Bettany (1890). Original from the University of California. Digitized February 18, 2011.