"Some Currant Bread"
German Prisoners of Great Britain (London: Bolton & Sons, Ltd., 1916), 59
     The Snap-Dragon is receiv’d in Gardens, by reaſon - its flowering is of long Duration.  It will grow in any Place, as on Walls, &c. and is raiſed by Seeds which are ripe in Auguſt, ſown in good fine Earth, or by Slips ſet in May or June, but will not blow ‘till the ſecond Year.  It flowers in May and June, and is only uſeful for Chimneys and Flower-Pots.

Charles Evelyn, The Lady’s Recreation: or, the Third and Last Part of the Art of Gardening Improv’d (Dublin: Two Bibles, 1717), 38.

SB 97 .E93 1717


Who’s that Abe Lincoln-looking dude on the left balconey? I could swear he was an Easter Egg deliberately placed by the author. Perhaps the figure is only there to demonstrate scale. If you zoom in though, the face has great character. It’s just odd, is all.
Link to full scanned book at the Internet Archive: https://archive.org/details/architecturalill00bill_1
The above engraving (plate XXXVII) is drawn by author R.W. Billings. It depicts the Carlisle Cathedral’s “ancient ceiling of the choir destroyed by fire in 1764”. It is in a book titled “Architectural Illustrations, History and Description of Carlisle Cathedral” (1840) by Robert William Billings.
"Keep Posting"
Film Bulletin, 6 December 1948, 24.
Robert Hichens, The Black Spaniel and Other Stories, New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1905, front cover.
"The New York Cotton Exchange
Beaver, William and Pearl Streets, Hanover Square”
Photographic Panorama of New York’s most Beautiful Views : Boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, from Original Plates. New York: Home Life Publishing Company, 1905.
Like the notes of the musical scale, the prismatic colours are seven, as shewn in the following diagram.
Figure. 1. Compound Gamut.
MacDonald, John Denis, Sound & Colour: their Relations, Analogies & Harmonies (London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1869), 13.
"Sweet Caporal"
Liqueurs et Tabacs (Montreal: Compagnie de Publications Commerciales, 1908), 7:48
British Columbia Coast Service. Alaska. Canadian Pacific Railway, 1916.
Figure 7.
The Philadelphia Electric Company’s new building in its cloak of ever changing color. This gives but a faint appearance of this graceful tower, which pierces the night sky, presenting a slowly changing spectacle of vivid color. A full description of the necessary control apparatus which makes possible the mobile color will be found on the following pages.
Mobile Color Lighting, Bulletin 47 (Mount Vernon, NY: Ward Leonard Electric Company, 1928), 18.  http://archive.org/details/MobileColorLighting1928