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- 5th Century BC: Hermes Kriophoros
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- 1914: The Rothschilds' Fleas
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Alfred G. Buckham: Aerial view of Edinburgh (c. 1920)
Chesley Bonestell: Atom Bomb Hits New York City; cover illustration for the August 5, 1950 issue of Collier’s magazine.
Built for the 1964 World’s Fair at a cost of $672,000 (about $5.3 million in 2017), the Panorama of New York City at the Queens Museum is the world’s largest architectural model of a city. It includes about 895,000 miniature … Continue reading
Tullio Crali: Upside Down Loop (Death Loop) (1938)
Bruce Davidson: Chicago, 1962. I like to think this is playing on the jukebox.
Hugh Ferriss: Illustration from The Metropolis of Tomorrow (1929) (source)
Giovanni Battista Piranesi: Allegorical Frontispiece of Rome and its history from Le Antichita Romane (1756)