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Retro-Geographie. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum : Free Texts : Download & Streaming. Directions in modern painting (28 p.) inserted Topics: Thompson, G.

the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum : Free Texts : Download & Streaming

Images from the First Colour Publication on Fish (1754) Originally published in 1719, with a second edition in 1754, Poissons, Ecrevisses et Crabes can lay claim to being the earliest known publication in colour on fish — in this case, celebrating those hailing from the waters of the East Indies.

Images from the First Colour Publication on Fish (1754)

This wonderful book is the creation of Louis Renard — a publisher, bookseller, and spy for the British Crown (employed by Queen Anne, George I and George II). This latter role, which saw him help guarantee the Protestant succession to the throne by denying James Stuart supplies, was not particularly secret and it seems Renard used the fact to add some intrigue to his books. This work, for example, is actually dedicated to George I, and the title-page describes the publisher as “Louis Renard, Agent de Sa Majesté Britannique”.

Films pour enfants. Des illustrations sur des vieilles boites d'allumettes. Il y a sur cet album FLickr une superbe collection de 2000 illustrations scannées sur des vieilles boites d’allumettes provenant d’Europe de L’est, de Russie et du Japon.

Des illustrations sur des vieilles boites d'allumettes

Suivant les pays et les époques les boites d’allumettes servaient à faire de la publicité, des annonces de prévention des risques ou des messages patriotiques. La pratique a commencée dès 1893 aux Etats-Unis avant d’être exporté vers l’Europe et le Japon à partir de 1929 par une société Suèdoise. [Via] The Public Domain Review.

Die wichtigsten Sucheinstiege. Тогда. Marsha Emanuel, à propos du graphisme d'utilité publique. Nous avons fait la place à de multiples contributions pour le livre que nous préparons actuellement et qui rend compte de notre année de Chantier.

Marsha Emanuel, à propos du graphisme d'utilité publique

Parmi celles-ci, nous comptons un texte très éclairant de Marsha Emanuel sur le «graphisme d'utilité publique». Après avoir beaucoup croisé cette appellation au moment de notre mémoire Citoyen-graphiste, nous voulions y revenir pour finir d'en comprendre la genèse, l'apogée et son état actuel. Pour nous informer, nous avons évidemment pensé à celle qui fût commissaire de l'exposition Images d'utilité publique et, durant plusieurs années, chargée de mission pour le graphisme à la Délégation aux Arts plastiques. Graphisme d'utilité publique. OpenEdition : four platforms for electronic resources in the humanities and social sciences: OpenEdition Books, Revues.org, Hypotheses, Calenda.

Visions of the Future. Imagination is our window into the future.

Visions of the Future

At NASA/JPL we strive to be bold in advancing the edge of possibility so that someday, with the help of new generations of innovators and explorers, these visions of the future can become a reality. As you look through these images of imaginative travel destinations, remember that you can be an architect of the future. Click on any of the thumbnails below to learn more and download a free poster sized image. › Learn more about the posters Can I get copies of these posters from NASA or JPL? 138360 commandedesigngraphique web. ToutVousMeme.

[Scrap book of Russian bookjackets, 1917-1942]. Polish poster designer artists. Free for All: NYPL Enhances Public Domain Collections For Sharing and Reuse. Today we are proud to announce that out-of-copyright materials in NYPL Digital Collections are now available as high-resolution downloads.

Free for All: NYPL Enhances Public Domain Collections For Sharing and Reuse

No permission required, no hoops to jump through: just go forth and reuse! The release of more than 180,000 digitized items represents both a simplification and an enhancement of digital access to a trove of unique and rare materials: a removal of administration fees and processes from public domain content, and also improvements to interfaces — popular and technical — to the digital assets themselves.

Online users of the NYPL Digital Collections website will find more prominent download links and filters highlighting restriction-free content; while more technically inclined users will also benefit from updates to the Digital Collections API enabling bulk use and analysis, as well as data exports and utilities posted to NYPL's GitHub account. New York Public Library Puts 20,000 Hi-Res Maps Online & Makes Them Free to Download and Use.

When I was a kid, my father brought home from I know not where an enormous collection of National Geographic magazines spanning the years 1917 to 1985.

New York Public Library Puts 20,000 Hi-Res Maps Online & Makes Them Free to Download and Use

I found, tucked in almost every issue, one of the magazine’s gorgeous maps—of the Moon, St. Petersburg, the Himalayas, Eastern Europe’s ever-shifting boundaries. I became a cartography enthusiast and geographical sponge, poring over them for years just for the sheer enjoyment of it, a pleasure that remains with me today. Whether you’re like me and simply love the imaginative exercise of tracing a map’s lines and contours and absorbing information, or you love to do that and you get paid for it, you’ll find innumerable ways to spend your time on the new Open Access Maps project at the New York Public Library. The NYPL announces the release with the explanation below: The Lionel Pincus & Princess Firyal Map Division is very proud to announce the release of more than 20,000 cartographic works as high resolution downloads. Related Content: