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Ambroise Paré’s designed this mechanical hand—which he named “Le Petit Lorrain” — in the 1550’s for a French Army captain. The thumb is stationary, but a mechanical lever operates the other fingers. This illustration is taken from a 1663 edition … Continue reading
Model of the atomic bomb impact on Hiroshima at the Peace Memorial Museum there.
Jorge Otero: Cáscara [shell] (from the series War Hero) (2013)
Antonio del Pollaiuolo: Battle of the Nudes (c. 1470-1475)
We halted and formed square in the middle of the plain. As we were performing this movement, a bugler of the 51st, who had been out with skirmishers, and had mistaken our square for his own, exclaimed, “Here I am … Continue reading
Francis Ford Coppola: Apocalypse Now (1979)