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Black Victorian Beauty – Cherub Valentine Frame

I simply have to share this über adorable Cherub Valentine Frame with you, and what better way to do it than by using one of the Black Victorian Beauty photos to really enhance it: Here is a low resolution preview of the frame as a PNG-file (transparent background) for you to easily layer with your… Continue reading Black Victorian Beauty – Cherub Valentine Frame

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Somersault Locomotion 1887 – Animated GIF file

Those 1887 photographic plates by Eadweard Muybridge of Animal (human) Locomotion are really worth studying! Those were the days! Imagine being that adventurous photographer pushing the frontiers of knowledge! Wow, it blows my mind.  Here is another handsome male specimen, demonstrating a running somersault. I have cut the first two frames, to make the GIF… Continue reading Somersault Locomotion 1887 – Animated GIF file

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Victorian Male Locomotion 1887 – Animated GIF file

I found another awesome treasure on Boston Public Libraries on Flickr! Photographer Eadweard Muybridge was studying animal (human) locomotion at the turn of the century, and the photoraphic plates are made available to the public. The resolution is not very high, each individual image is only a couple of centimeters high. But I have enlarged them,… Continue reading Victorian Male Locomotion 1887 – Animated GIF file