Trouble Above – Futility Closet. I have fully considered the project of these our modern Dædalists, and am resolved so far to discourage it, as to prevent any person from flying in my time. It would fill the world with innumerable immoralities, and give such occasions for intrigues as people cannot meet with who have…
Witley Wonder Underwater Ballroom | via Atlas Obscura
“The main house on the estate was a 32-room mansion, and Wright had three artificial lakes constructed, the 9,000+ acres lavishly landscaped and reeking of wealth and means. Perhaps the most famous addition to the palatial properties was the underground conservatory/smoking room with aquarium windows, an epic statue seemingly rising out of the manufactured lake…
Eugène Atget. Rue de l’Hôtel de Ville, 1921
Eugène Atget. Rue de l’Hôtel de Ville, 1921.
In a Word | Futility Closet
accubation n. the act or posture of reclining on a couch via: In a Word | Futility Closet.
Some Vintage Sketches
While writing book reviews, I often look for images that will illustrate of compliment the post. These are two I didn’t use but I had to share just the same. I also want to give a “shout-out” to treselegant, whose amazing blog led me to research images such as these.