The generous gift will allow the library Ritman digitize thousands “of texts published before 1900, in alchemy, astrology, magic and theosophy”, said Thu-Huong Ha (Thu-Huong Ha) on the website Quartz. Among them, the “Case Hermeticum” (1472), “the source of works on hermetic wisdom”; “the expulsion of the triumphant beast” (1584) Giordano Bruno; “the first printed …

The entire digitized archive is divided into several major sections: historical collections, modern designs and photo albums.In the historical collection includes photographs that date from the nineteenth century to the late twentieth. They cover a variety of objects and themes, from early images of the Holy land and the Ottoman Empire, to the photographs from …

Cover Art Archive is a joint project of the organization of the Internet Archive and the open music encyclopedia MusicBrainz. It was created to make the cover images available to all. The archive has more than 800 thousand covers. You can sort by year, artist, language (part of the collection in Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian).The cover …

One of the founders of Russian futurism, Velimir Khlebnikov. About it Roman Jakobson said, “he was, in short, the world’s greatest poet of the present [twentieth] century…“. His work was not limited to handwritten experiments with language, but also spread to avant-garde recording industrial sound.The experiments of Khlebnikov with the linguistic sound and shape became …

Basically, they have different hairstyles, clothing, language. Led different lifestyles, had met in their pubs and at concerts. Politically knowledgeable youth activist and can be found among squatters and the extreme right, at demonstrations for peace or against cruise missiles. Religious young people gathered for festivals of the Christian song, “Youth for Christ” and other …

Over time, women and actors began to portray less. In the early 19th century color woodblock print Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) and Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) made the main theme of Ukiyo-e landscapes. Their work is universally recognized masterpieces of world printmaking. If you’ve seen Ukiyo-e, it is likely that this was the work of Hiroshige and …

The Vatican collected and preserved monuments of world culture for centuries, long before the advent of Google Arts & Culture and similar public and private projects. In the era of the Holy Roman Empire only a few of these treasures were accessible to a wide audience. For more than 500-year period, the Vatican Apostolic library …

Everard Digby (Everard Digby) was born in 1550 and was an academic theologian at Cambridge University. Although in 1587 he was expelled from St. John’s College (Oxford University St. John’s), partly because of the habit to blow the horn and scream on campus. In the same year came the publication of his treatise “the Art …

This direction of Japanese art familiar to everyone, but not everyone knows that it’s called Ukiyo-e (floating world images). the Word Ukiyo is literally translated as “floating world”, is a homophone to the Buddhist term “world of sorrow”, but is written in other characters. Originally, the term “Ukiyo” was used in Buddhism as a symbol …

In the late nineteenth century, the lithographic lime stones instead began to use zinc plates, which facilitated the mass production of printed materials. This innovation allowed us to produce colorful posters at moderate cost.Technological developments in print posters were successfully combined with the efforts of talented artists, illustrators and graphics of the time. Among them …

Etienne Leopold Truvelo (1827-1895) was an Amateur astronomer. The graph below is the result of his observations of outer space through a variety of telescopes, including at the Harvard Observatory. Recently placed in the public domain drawings of Etienne Truvelo available in the new York public library, was founded in 1881-1882 years. In the late …

In a digital archive of the new York public library, you can find a lot of interesting. Including thousands of photos, which depicted dancers from the past. Outfits, skill, style, interaction partners, emotions of dance and endless enthusiasm – all this is forever captured on vintage photographs and submitted for our consideration.Collection with images of …

Look into the pages of rare old books – the dream of any bibliophile. If before that pleasure was reserved exclusively for experienced collectors and experts involved in the restoration of the old editions, with the growing numbers of digitization projects rarities it became available to a wider audience. Now my collection of classic children’s …

The omnipresence and popularity of this paper toy must be tied to its simplicity and accessibility.In database Fold”n Fly show how a fold a paper airplane. Each model has step-by-step instructions, sample for typing and useful video.On the website you can choose model by level of difficulty using scissors or without them, sort by duration …

For almost a century Library and Museum Morgan maintains its position as a leading institution in the field of master drawings. In its collections all the main European schools, special attention is paid to the works of Italian, French, British, Dutch, Flemish and German masters. Also in storage are drawings of American artists and the …

Ludwig Heinrich Bojanus (1776-1827) was born in the Alsatian town of Bouxwiller. His father served in the forest Department, which determined love Ludwig to nature. The formation of the future scientist received at the University of Jena, where he studied at the means of the Duke Darmstadter. At the end of the training Bolanos was …