Turning the Book Wheel
A tumblr of semi-random stuff from the stacks of the Smithsonian Libraries
Someone lost a hat.
 ”Diligenza Per La Luna”  
Leopoldo Galluzzo and Gaetano Dura, Altre Scoverte Fatte Nella Luna dal Sigr. Herschel or Great Astronomical Discoveries, Naples, c. 1836
No guilt over adjusting this plate from a portfolio of hand-tinted lithographs supposedly showing life on the moon. 
25 of June, 2013

Someone lost a hat.

 ”Diligenza Per La Luna”  

Leopoldo Galluzzo and Gaetano Dura, Altre Scoverte Fatte Nella Luna dal Sigr. Herschel or Great Astronomical Discoveries, Naples, c. 1836

No guilt over adjusting this plate from a portfolio of hand-tinted lithographs supposedly showing life on the moon. 


Posted 1 year ago
Tags:  #moon  #moon yeti  #airship  #balloon  #la luna  #galluzzo  #book illustration  #gif  #floating

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