The Very Best Of Doctor Who Fan Art
Here's some awesome and inspirational Doctor Who fan art to brighten your day. And there's tons more like this on the Official Doctor Who Tumblr. Watch the all new season premiere of Doctor Who tomorrow, April 23 @9/8c, only on BBC America.
Thomas Worthington Whittredge river landscape brings $18,000 at American and European Continental antiques auction | Antique Trader
There was strong interest across the board during Litchfield County Auction's July 20, 2011 American and English Continential auction and much activity was received in all categories of the sale. Paintings, American and Continental furniture, decorations, Americana, folk art, and silver stood at the top of the list. Selling close to 85 percent of the lots offered in the sale, many items grossed well above their high estimate and received a high number of bids.
"Grandmother's Predictions" fortune telling machine, circa 1930. Originally made 1929-1932 by William Gent Vending Company. Many reproductions of this style fortune teller have been available since the 1970s.
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Automaton Trumpet Player by Friedrich Kaufmann from 1810. The Kaufmann Trumpeter had leather bellows for lungs and reeds which imitated the sound of a brass instrument
Boilerplate was a mechanical man developed by Professor Archibald Campion during the 1880s and unveiled at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. Built in a small Chicago laboratory, Boilerplate was a prototype soldier built for "preventing the deaths of men in the conflicts of nations". Although it was the only such prototype, Boilerplate was eventually able to exercise its proposed function in several combat actions.