Let’s check out a book from 1830 featuring thirty gorgeous illustrations of tropical fish, a few of which had never been documented by Europeans before.
Mandarin oranges are important in Chinese culture as a symbol of abundance and good fortune. Let’s check out the best orange images in the public domain.
It’s inconceivable but a time once existed before mashed potatoes, tater tots, and curly fries; a dark time without potato chips. This is potato history.
Whether you’re into sci-fi or fantasy, I have a story for you. Let’s talk about a real life sword from outer space.
Today’s find are some wild 19th century skeleton characters. These are the creations of Dr. Louis Crusius, an artist, pharmacist, physician and professor.
Crazy adventures, kidnapping, tattoos and a guy that looks like Zach Galifianakis, and it isn’t the film Hangover. Meet Captain Costentenus.
There are many delicious plants in the nightshade family including potatoes, tomatoes, peppers and eggplants, but beware of the deadly, poisonous nightshades.
The Discoverie of Witchcraft (1584) is considered to be the first published book on witches and witchcraft, and the earliest known text on stage magic.
Way before the shenanigans of Borat and Ace Ventura, another joker roamed the lands. Till Eulenspiegel traveled 14th century Europe farting and playing pranks.
Kangaroos, Wallabies and Wombats, oh my! Let’s admire the breathtaking illustrations in John Gould’s 19th century books on Australian mammals.
Moldy Fruit! Get your moldy fruit here! We’ve got mold! We’ve got weird spots and bruises! Nobody beats our lumps and discoloration!
We’ve dug up the best shell images on the beach! TofuJoe has hundreds of downloadable 18th and 19th century background-free seashell illustrations.