Orra White Hitchcock for use in Professor Edward Hitchcock’s classes on geology and natural history. (1828-1840) Pen and ink on linen.
(1.) Vein of Greenstone in Clay Slate, Charlestown, Mass. (2.) Trap Dike in Sandstone, East Haven (3.) Slate, Devon, England (4.) Valleys (5.) Contortions in Clay Beds, Deerfield, Mass. (6.) Coal basin and Dike (7.)Kirkdale Cavern (Amherst College Archives & Special Collections) (via the-rx)
The pamphlet was printed and published by noted American type designer, calligrapher, and book designer W.A. Dwiggins and L.B. Siegfried in 1919 and decried the then current state of book production. + (via bookpatrol)
A study of escape routes by foot, in all directions. Up to an hour. Wintertime. Moving discreet, not getting noticed, not running, staying cool. No trespassing. Keeping outdoors, avoiding ski tracks, deep snow, thin ice. […]
The colored circles show how far the protagonist have walked from his starting point after 1 minute (small red circles), 5 minutes (orange), 15 (yellow), 30 (green) and 60 minutes (blue), on each of 32 routes. by Torgeir Husevaag (via the-rx)