Monday, March 15, 2004

Looking for new desktop wallpaper?

This site has scans of many late-nineteenth century paintings, including a large selection of Pre-Raphaelite works.

The Hubble space telescope is also a good source of high resolution photos. They are organized by category and date.

Katinka Matson scans flowers and produces striking images.

Prokudin-Gorskii traveled Russia at the end of the tsarist period taking color photographs. Both the pictures and the story of how he developed this method are fascinating.
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