Steampunk News round up 10/03/2015

Lord Dufferin, back row in the top hat.
Lord Dufferin, back row in the top hat.

The Lost Imperialist review: the first Victorian celebrity
Irish Times
“He is I suppose the most popular man in Europe, but what a bore it must be, having to keep up such a reputation.” This 1879 judgment of the first…

Pen Meets Paper Looks at Eidolon: The Electrodyne Opera
Capsule Computers
What you will find instead are pieces of a fractured, steampunk world written in some very eloquent prose that will inspire you in creating your own…

Rare, 80-million-year-old fossils of squid, octopus found in Japan
Chicago Tribune
TOKYO: The discovery of fossils from two new species, the lower beaks of a huge squid and an octopus, has been announced by the Kitakyushu

Victorian mirror advertisement recreated for Castle Museum
The Press, York
THE descendants of a Victorian chemist wanted a replica version of their family’s shop in York Castle Museum to be a true reflection of the past…

Celebration of steampunk, facial hair and beer set for last weekend in March at Grand River Brewery
Jackson Artist “Steampunk” Eddie Thayer at “Gears, Beards and Beers”on Saturday, March 1, at Grand River Marketplace, 117 W. Louis Glick…

Shropshire Victorian museum stars in Martin Clunes’ new TV series
And thousands more tourists are set to head to Blists Hill Victorian Town in the Ironbridge Gorge following its appearance in a new series of the show…

Steampunk Art is alive and well in Arizona
Prescott eNews
As dire as it sounds, artist Corey W. Collins likes to dream of mass destruction. In his mind’s eye he can visualize a survivalist’s nightmare come true…

Annual Leeds ‘steampunk‘ market is another winner
Yorkshire Evening Post
Steampunk fan Amy Jo Lawrance, holding Frankie, a 3 month old Bengal Eagle Owl.
A popular ‘Steampunk‘ market returned to Armley’s Leeds Industrial…

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