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Wednesday, December 07, 2011

The Future Was Going To Be Glorious

This is kind of... colossal! I'm so in love with this photo. It's real! No film set, no fiction, just smashingly real. (via The Church of...)

The first Salon de locomotion aerienne, 1909, Grand Palais, Paris

The influence on the pieces below is obvious, isn't it? ;-)


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8 comments:

Marcus Coghlan said...

Amazing! Where did you uncover that?

Florian Satzinger said...

Hi Marcus, over here: http://kateoplis.tumblr.com/post/13778472466/the-first-salon-de-locomotion-aerienne-1909

Freshmeat said...

Amazing. Would be a lovely poster!

On Wikipedia the image is available in a bigger resolution. Check out!

Florian Satzinger said...

Cheers Freshmeet for the tip!

Kendra Melton said...

You always find some of the most astounding reference. This image is wonderful!

Florian Satzinger said...

Cheers Kendra, i'm glad you like it!

GOGOPEDRO said...

Fantastically inspirational stuff.. thanks for sharing..

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Florian Satzinger said...

Cheers for the feedback, you're welcome :)