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The postman.

Kenny Meadows, from Heads of the people vol. 1, by Douglas Jerrold, WM Thackeray et al, London, 1864.

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The postman.

Kenny Meadows, from Heads of the people vol. 1, by Douglas Jerrold, WM Thackeray et al, London, 1864.

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Second transformation.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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Second transformation.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org.)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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Angels and demons.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

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Angels and demons.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

(Source: archive.org.)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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A little demon was waiting for bubbles to float by…

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

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A little demon was waiting for bubbles to float by…

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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Pipe from Mrs. S.’s factory, patented by H. M. Queen Pōmare.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

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Pipe from Mrs. S.’s factory, patented by H. M. Queen Pōmare.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

(Source: archive.org.)

Monday, October 13, 2014
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The plants’ awakening.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

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The plants’ awakening.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

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Monday, October 13, 2014
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A masked ball.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

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A masked ball.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

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Monday, October 13, 2014

Bullet

When a workman, at case or press, either for neglect, want of punctuality, or for gross misconduct, is discharged instanter, and the usual notice of “a fortnight” is not given, it is said, He has got the Bullet.

From A Dictionary of the Art of Printing, by William Savage, London, 1841.

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