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Perth in 2029

Perth in 2029

A 1929 artist's conception of what Perth would look like in 2029 - Western Mail Centenary Issue "2029 Perth".

A Dream of the Future (Women's Ice Hockey)

A Dream of the Future (Women's Ice Hockey)

Illustration of a female ice hockey player

Aerial house

Aerial house

"Maison tournante aérienne": drawing shows a dwelling structure elevated above rooftops and designed to revolve and adjust in various directions. An occupant points to an airship with a fish-shaped bag in the s... More

Aerial house3

Aerial house3

"Maison tournante aérienne": drawing shows a dwelling structure elevated above rooftops and designed to revolve and adjust in various directions. An occupant points to an airship with a fish-shaped bag in the s... More

Albert Robida - Cures d'air dans la montagne

Albert Robida - Cures d'air dans la montagne

"Cures d'air dans la montagne" by French illustrator and science fiction writer Albert Robida (1848-1926). Library of Congress description: "Drawing shows an airship "Cures d'air" supporting the "Pension Bellev... More

Albert Robida - The Twentieth Century - Pneumatic Tube Train

Albert Robida - The Twentieth Century - Pneumatic Tube Train

Illustration of the Pneumatic tube train from Albert Robida's The Twentieth Century (1882). Exterior (top) and cross-section of passenger compartment (bottom).

Houghton 90W-205 - Un quartier embrouillé

Houghton 90W-205 - Un quartier embrouillé

Illustration: "Un quartier embrouillé" by Albert Robida (1848-1926), from Le vingtième siècle, Paris: a Librarie Illustrée, 1883. *90W-205, Houghton Library, Harvard University

Robida telephonoscope

Robida telephonoscope

Deutsch: Grafik von Albert Robida, das 'Telefonoskop'.English: Dessin of Albert Robida's "Téléphonoscope". 日本語: アルベール・ロビダの「テレフォノスコープ」のイラスト。

Telephonoscope

Telephonoscope

Early television/videophone concept, a forecast (almanac) for 1879, posted in the December 9th, 1878 issue of Punch. Illustration description Punch Magazine cartoon print: Edison's Telephonoscope (transmits lig... More

"Build for the future" - NARA - 513986
A Forecast - Looking Up Olive Street, St. Louis, Missouri, in the Year 2010. From Greater St. Louis Christmas Magazine, Dec. 1910

A Forecast - Looking Up Olive Street, St. Louis, Missouri, in the Year...

Title: A Forecast - Looking Up Olive Street, St. Louis, Missouri, in the Year 2010. From Greater St. Louis Christmas Magazine, Dec. 1910.

"Build for the future" - NARA - 513986
F Gareis jun Salzburg im Jahre 2000 G 1244 I

F Gareis jun Salzburg im Jahre 2000 G 1244 I

Gruß aus Salzburg im Jahre 2000 sendet; Lithograhpie, um 1900

Car of the Future 1950 unrestored

Car of the Future 1950 unrestored

"Car of the Future" as conceived by Studebaker's Director of Styling, Raymond Loewy, in the August 1950 issue of Science and Mechanics. Loewy wrote about the new styling for "tomorrow's rocket age population" ... More

Radio Listeners Guide Fall 1928 Cover

Radio Listeners Guide Fall 1928 Cover

Radio Listeners' Guide and Call Book, November 1928. Volume 3 Number 2. Artwork shows imagined future of television.

Tesla wireless power future 1934

Tesla wireless power future 1934

Speculative drawing of wireless power transmitters envisioned by Serbian American inventor Nikola Tesla powering a fuelless aircraft, illustrating Tesla interview in 1934 magazine. During 1891-1906 Tesla had e... More

A-Vision-of-the-future-q85-1447x1326

A-Vision-of-the-future-q85-1447x1326

“A Vision of the Future. An aërial motor-car”

Future Luxury Harry Grant Dart 1911

Future Luxury Harry Grant Dart 1911

"We'll All Be Happy Then". Cartoon depicting technological luxuries of the future, by Harry Grant Dart, 1911.

Science and Invention Feb 1922 pg912 - War of the Future

Science and Invention Feb 1922 pg912 - War of the Future

An illustration, drawn by illustrator Frank R. Paul, of inventor Nikola Tesla's speculative vision of what war will be like in the future, as described by him in an interview in the magazine. Tesla had exper... More

Cruikshank, George — Aerial flight in the future
Houghton B 508.95.5 - Contes pour les bibliophiles, Litterature et musique

Houghton B 508.95.5 - Contes pour les bibliophiles, Litterature et mus...

Illustration by Albert Robida (1848-1926), titled "Litterature et musique" from Contes pour les bibliophiles, 1894, by Octave Uzanne (1852-1931). B 508.95.5*, Houghton Library, Harvard University

Houghton B 508.95.5 - Contes pour les bibliophiles, Lousirs litteraires au XXe siecle

Houghton B 508.95.5 - Contes pour les bibliophiles, Lousirs litteraire...

Illustration by Albert Robida (1848-1926), titled " Lousirs litteraires au XXe siecle" from Contes pour les bibliophiles, 1894, by Octave Uzanne (1852-1931). B 508.95.5*, Houghton Library, Harvard University

The roof of an airplane garage for a city

The roof of an airplane garage for a city

“The roof of an airplane garage for a city. The circular landing and starting track has an elevator in the middle.”

What happens when gravitation ceases to act

What happens when gravitation ceases to act

What happens when gravitation ceases to act? A 1920 illustration of an astronaut’s experience in zero gravity

Robida vingtieme siecle p41 1

Robida vingtieme siecle p41 1

Français : MODES PARISIENNES EN SEPTEMBRE 1952 English: 1883 prediction of clothing styles for 1952, which got the idea that the outer layer of women's clothing would only come down to the knees approximately... More

Ravensburg Fastnacht 1908 Scherzpostkarte

Ravensburg Fastnacht 1908 Scherzpostkarte

Ravensburg, Scherzpostkarte zum Fasching 1908, der unter dem Motto „Verkehr in der Stadt“ stattfand; „Ravensburg in der Zukunft“ mit Straßenbahnen und Schwebebahn auf dem Marienplatz; Stadtarchiv Ravensburg

Disquieting Thoughts of the Future - JM Staniforth

Disquieting Thoughts of the Future - JM Staniforth

Political cartoon by JM Staniforth. Dame Cardiff is dismayed at Russian reports that petroleum will replace coal, leaving her city broke and desolate in the future. Although the reports correctly predicted the... More

Caricature 1828

Caricature 1828

Caricature_1828

Die Zukunft ans Automobil gefesselt

Die Zukunft ans Automobil gefesselt

Die_Zukunft_ans_Automobil_gefesselt (1905).

Ernst Drucker 1896

Ernst Drucker 1896

Deutsch: Plakat zur Revue "Hamburg im Jahre 2000", 1896.

Illustration Das Volk im Zukunftsstaat 1904 001

Illustration Das Volk im Zukunftsstaat 1904 001

Deutsch: Illustration zu dem Buch von Friedrich Eduard Bilz: Der Zukunftsstaat. Staatseinrichtung im Jahre 2000. Verlag F.E. Bilz, Leipzig 1904

Science fiction women

Science fiction women

in the future, the evolution make all women beautiful. By small jaws and beautiful voices

Victory Regent Street

Victory Regent Street

Description: "A West-End London Street Scene" by Grace Golden. Clearly depicting Regent Street, Golden imagines future post-war prosperity. In reality shoppers had to endure rationing in Britain into the 1950... More

How Baseball Will Probably Be Played 100 Years Hence

How Baseball Will Probably Be Played 100 Years Hence

An 1888 cartoon imagines the baseball of the future: armored players, the umpire in a shotproof turret, and the pitcher shooting the ball from a cannon