UCB Ragtime Sheet Music Collection
I have a little Ragtime theme going this week after I listened to several
versions of the Sheik of Araby (below). I start off this theme with this
fine ragtime collection from the University of Colorado.
If You Love Your Baby Make Goo Goo Eyes
collected over 20 wonderful versions of this classic ragtime song. I
really enjoyed the
Django Reinhardt and
Lyrics by Harry B. Smith And Fancis Wheeler
Music by Ted Snyder (1921)
The scans could larger, but still, this is a very interesting collection of
ragtime covers. I didn't realize there was really was a Purple Rose of
The Purple Rose Of Cairo
Mississippi State on the other hand has some excellent complete scans of
Ragtime era music available in PDF format.
These doll sculptures by the talented artist Czauko Toda are simply
"He interpreted his subjects in an evocative and dreamlike manner, often
adding a strange, erotic charge. Increasingly he explored themes of a more
Romantic nature, taking up subjects that involved irrational emotions and
the exotic." Also, see these additional scans from the
Mademoiselle Lange as Venus (1798)
Evening Post Magazine Covers
These are great!
Sitting on the Diving Board
by Penrhyn Stanlaws
Snazzy Jazzy Postcards
This is a nice spam-free collection of postcards.
I don't care what happens that's how I feel!
Howard Chandler Christy
The Christy Girl was a popular American image in the first half of the 20th
The Four Freedoms (1941-42)
Robert Bonfils Art Deco sketches.
Turn Me On
African American Sheet
This is a large collection of scanned African American sheet music from
1820-1920 from Brown University.
Bandana Land (1907)
Photographs of Japan
Hand-colored albumen prints of Japan from the NY Public Library.
Playing Instruments and Dancing
Woman Using Cosmetic
Laura Satana's Wicked Art
A very talented illustrator.
Haxan Cinema Prints 1922
These fascinating scans are from the Haxan documentary about witchcraft in
Haxan Cinema 1922
Esquire Cover Gallery
The New American Woman:
Through At 21 (1967)
Nixon's Last Chance (1968)
Great guerilla art photos!
We Do Not Torture People
The Obakemono Project (RaShOmoN)
A wonderful collection of Japanese folklore spirits and demons.
A truly great illustrator, who was famous for his
Time Magazine covers.
Esquire, "Cybernetics" (1952)
Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race
Dipstick in Iran needs read this and get a real history lesson for a
Nazi Anti-Semitic Poster
The Man Who Wears Too Many Hats
The Buddha Project (MF)
"The Buddha Project encourages people worldwide to participate by submitting
photos of Buddha images."
Japanese WWII Air-Raid Defense Posters
These are pretty chilling posters when you think how many people died during
fire bombing of Tokyo in March of 1945. Huge scans.
Attitude for "Air-Raid Defense"
Miles Davis & John Coltrane play SO WHAT Live in 1958
Simply Sublime. So What is from
Kind of Blue, which
many consider one the greatest jazz albums in history.
John Coltrane And Miles Davis
This artist is a top notch illustrator.
for Wayward Catgirls
This is pretty clever site for anime catgirl lovers, but my favorite catgirl
will always be
I like Megan's embroideries. I'm not sure why, but I do.
Moonboots Dance Party (2005)
Animation Archive Project (Art
There are a few Playboy cartoons if you are offended by such things as
Ernesto Garcia Cabral Lobby Card
I love the colors in these paintings.