Saturday, February 19, 2011

En l'an 2000

And while we're on the subject of the future of flying, here are a few visions of the year 2000, from the early 1900s. Perhaps in some alternate universe all of this has come to be. I envy them.


Annie said...

I like the first, fourth and fifth the most. Are they postcards? The first one reminds me of an antique button I own, known as Love's Messenger, c1880s; only it is a swallow delivering a letter to a lady leaning out her window.

buzz said...

I believe a few years ago the Paleofuture blog identified them as cigarette cards from the turn of the century (i.e., the previous century). Here's there link, tho I can't remember where you might find this in theri archives.

Thomas Haller Buchanan said...

Thanks Buzz.

Yes, here are many more from that delightful site: