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Collection by Mark Harris


History, art, literature, geography, music, design, film, sports, architecture, animals - everything! Predominantly what I respond to positively and am delighted to share. There is so much negativity online. This is my small antidote.

Mark Harris
Private Ernest Henry Lea Maclaren, died 4 August 1916, WW1, Somme. Unit: 27th Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force. © IWM World War One, Second World, First World, Ww1 History, Women In History, Ancient History, American Veterans, American Civil War, Military Men

Private Ernest Henry Lea Maclaren

HU 117659. Private Ernest Henry Lea Maclaren 2855. Unit: 27th Battalion Australian Infantry Australian Imperial Force. Death: 4 August 1916 Somme Western Front

London - Grand Union canal, Paddington branch, Bill Brandt These buildings still exist and are on the Harrow Road. The longest canal barge route in Britain built to ship coal etc. from place to place. In conjunction with the goods railway carriage. Man Ray, Building Photography, City Photography, Landscape Photography, Bill Brandt Photography, Reflection Photography, Minimalism Living, High Contrast Images, Robert Frank

Grand Union Canal, Paddington c1938 — Bill Brandt Archive

The waterway, engineered by William Jessop and James Barnes, eventually linked London, via Brentford and the Thames, with the canals of the Midlands. This beautiful black and white photograph is hand made from a Bill Brandt Archive negative. Each print is on Ilford paper with a numbered stamp verso.

Neurotic tendencies are signs of superiority - use them as stepping stones to success and happiness. Too funny. Books To Read, My Books, Vintage Book Covers, Vintage Books, Book Title, Pulp Fiction, Reading Lists, Book Worms, Childrens Books

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“…use your neurotic tendencies as stepping-stones to success and happiness”!

(Chicago) A spectacular expression of Art Deco design is the bank of elevators at One North LaSalle, designed in 1930 by Vitzthum & Burns. Architecture Design, Architecture Art Nouveau, Art Deco Decor, Art Deco Design, Decor Room, Room Art, Home Decor, Art Deco Period, Art Deco Era

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moomindeco: “Chicago Photo by Jon Miller ”

Singularity series one by Florian W. Mueller - Architectural photography reduced to the max. Florian W. Mueller aka is a German photographer. Minimal Architecture, Beautiful Architecture, Architecture Design, Easy Shots, Simple Shots, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Art Series, Creative Industries, Landscape Photography

The Singularity of the Skyscraper: Studies in Form and Façade

Florian W. Mueller's Singularity series is, in the photographer's own words, "just the building – reduced to the max." These deceptively simple shots...

Eyvind Earle (US, sure knows how to compose an image. Gorgeous magical landscapes, animals an the like. I always loved the beautiful background art from the Disney “Sleeping beauty” movie,. Sleeping Beauty Movie, Eyvind Earle, Magic Realism, Paintings I Love, American Artists, Landscape Art, Les Oeuvres, Cool Art, Concept Art

Eyvind Earle - 422 artworks - painting

Eyvind Earle lived in the XX – XXI cent., a remarkable figure of American Magic Realism. Find more works of this artist at – best visual art database.

If you were to tell me that you just discovered a great new series of mystery novels in which a sixty-something retired tobacconist who like. Mystery Novels, Mystery Series, Crime Fiction, Fiction Novels, Rex Stout, Stock Character, Murder Mysteries, Agatha Christie, Books To Buy


If you were to tell me that you just discovered a great new series of mystery novels in which a sixty-something retired tobacconist who liked to read romantic fiction magazines was the amateur sleuth I would probably turn and run the other way. Too twee for me. I had my fill of sentimental romantic subplots in the mystery novels of Herbert Adams. I’m certainly not going to read a detective novel in which the sleuth passes the time filling his head with fictional stories of true love and…

My great-grandmother went to the zoo in London a long, long time ago. She gave my mom a post card of an animal that is extinct now. It's hard for me to think about animals going away just during o person's life. This reminded me of my Grandma Tickle. Baby Animals, Cute Animals, Wild Animals, Extinct Animals, Kinds Of Dogs, Wild Dogs, All Gods Creatures, Beautiful Dogs, Beautiful Creatures


Bush dog (public domain) According to native Indian testimony, as well as that of certain Western explorers and cryptozoological investigators, South America is home to several different types of mysterious, scientifically-unidentified cat that are very distinct from one another morphologically but which are reputedly united by a single characteristic that if genuine is highly unusual for jungle-dwelling felids – for they supposedly hunt in packs, like dogs. Indeed, so unusual do these…

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Carla Accardi Auctions Results | artnet | Page 3

Find auction results by Carla Accardi. Browse through recent auction results or all past auction results on artnet.

They walk on water, they devour mosquito larvae and they have one of the most disturbing mating rituals on earth. Take a close look at this common insect of Northern Hemisphere ponds, creeks and pu… Summer Pasta Salad, Easy Pasta Salad, Mosquito Larvae, Water Facts, Walk On Water, Striders, Shredded Carrot, Childhood Days, Kinds Of Salad

7 Cool Facts About Water Striders

They walk on water, they devour mosquito larvae and they have one of the most disturbing mating rituals on earth. Take a close look at this common insect of Northern Hemisphere ponds, creeks and puddles.

Shadow on the Hearth Judith Merril New York: Doubleday, 1950 Pulp Fiction, Fiction Books, Science Fiction, Atomic Science, Vintage Comics, Post Apocalyptic, Hearth, Rock And Roll, Vibrant Colors

A Nuclear Family Nightmare

Shadow on the Hearth Judith Merril New York: Doubleday, 1950 Westchester housewife Gladys Mitchell is leading the life of June Cleave...

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Howard Hodgkin: Paintings That Shout

Two weeks before the current exhibition of Howard Hodgkin's portraits, "Absent Friends," opened at London's National Portrait Gallery, Hodgkin died. The labels for the exhibition were put up before he did. It tugged at my heart to read that “now eight-four years old, the artist continues to paint.” But while these pictures remain so vibrantly, splendidly present, I think he does.

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Water Vole Day

Water Voles (Arvicola amphibius) are native to the UK and have been protected since 1981 by the Wildlife and Countryside act. There has been a massive decline in Water Vole numbers since 1900 and b…

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Impossible Journeys of the Laysan Albatross

From the Spring 2017 issue of Living Bird magazine. Subscribe now. Recently the National Weather Service reported a bizarre cloud formation moving erratically over southern Illinois. The “biological targets,” as the NWS called them, turned out to be a huge swarm of monarch butterflies migrating s