How late 19th Century French artists envisioned the year 2000

Year 2000 Phonograph
Image from Public Domain Review

A number of images are available to view on the Public Domain Review which illustrate how 19th century artists imagined the year 2000 would look. Postcards designed and illustrated by Jean-Marc Côté along with other artists shows France in a landscape where people use personal flying devices that incorporate wings as well as harnessing the power of nature to aid them in their pursuit of pleasure. Continue reading “How late 19th Century French artists envisioned the year 2000”

Images from The Alternative & Burlesque Fair, Sheffield July 2014

Ahead of my article about the Alternative & Burlesque Fair that I revisited in Sheffield, here are 63 pictures featuring a dance from burlesque performer Slinky Sparkles and pole art from Dance Blush studios. Related articles Images from the Alternative & Burlesque Fair, Sheffield Secrets of the Boudoir Burlesque 6th Birthday party Review Happy Birthday Steampunk Journal Go Go Amy, Burlesque Performer, Sets Off Smoke Alarms With Burning Nipple Tassels Images from Steampunk Doncaster 2014 Interview with Constance Bashford Photographer shows Modern Sheffield as it would look 100 years ago   Continue reading Images from The Alternative & Burlesque Fair, Sheffield July 2014

Best examples: Steampunk photography

Lex Machina photography
Copyright Lex Machina

With a background in photography, researching this article was a joy. The quality of work out there is breath taking. I will try to give credits and links where ever I can. If, however, you are the photographer of an image in this post and you require me to remove it, I will. I understand what it’s like, but rest assured, this post is celebrating the very best in quality photography of the steampunk genre. Continue reading “Best examples: Steampunk photography”

Images from the Lincoln Steampunk Festival 2013

I didn’t get to the Lincoln Steampunk Festival, but I’ve heard some very good things about it. Luckily my newest friend; a young lady by the name of Laura Steele, was in attendance and she has kindly donated her pictures for us to peruse. I’ve not included the full set, so that you can go and visit her blog and see what other wonderful things she has to talk about: Laura Steele Illustration I tell you, she has posted a photograph of the most wonderous T-Shirt! If anyone will send me one of them in XL, I would be most … Continue reading Images from the Lincoln Steampunk Festival 2013