image archives

orwell diaries ii

Notes of Orwell’s on the dimensions of one of the houses en route to Wigan Pier. He notes, ‘Anyone not knowing the house is liable to step through cellar door into vacancy.’ From his archives. ‘The Road to Wigan Pier‘ is one ...

josef albers

  Cover of book entitled, “Poems and Drawings,” by Josef Albers. 1958 Albers, Josef, Pps Manuscripts & Archives, Yale University  More results from my browsing of online image archives, this one from Yale. Exquisite.

image libraries

Yoshitoshi, Tsukioka: A fireman, looking left, holding the standard for district six From Series: Firemen’s Standards of All Great Districts (Kaku daiku matoi kagami: Dai ichi daiku, rokuban gumi) I am becoming fascinated by the amount of work that ...