A souvenir from the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris, an attraction that allowed visitors to view the moon through a giant telescope. The imagery for the attraction may be related to the Georges Méliès 1898 film "La Lune à un mètre" (or "The Astronomer's Dream")
November 8, 2011
At least that's what Jean Dubuffet wanted us to know with his exhibition in 1947.
March 8, 2010
The Eiffel Tower under construction, 1888-1889. And completed, as seen in 1941.
December 10, 2009