Category: technology

How Linen Postcards Transformed the Depression…

How Linen Postcards Transformed the Depression Era Into a Hyperreal Dreamland

Understanding Antique Radios

Understanding Antique Radios

Willcox & Gibbs sewing-machine treadle bas…

Willcox & Gibbs sewing-machine treadle base, made in New York, c. late 19th century.

collectorsweekly: “Teasmade” combination lamp,…

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Teasmade” combination lamp, alarm clock, and tea-maker, circa 1950s.

“Aero Loop” indoor radio antenna made by Utt-W…

Aero Loop” indoor radio antenna made by Utt-Williams, 1924.

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Dissecting the Dream of the 1890s: My Skype Date With Those Curious Neo-Victorians

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Before Braille Was King, It Had to Win the War of the Dots

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Before Braille Was King, It Had to Win the War of the Dots

Great Glass Coffin Scam: When Hucksters Sold t…

Great Glass Coffin Scam: When Hucksters Sold the Fantasy of Death Without Decay

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Radio Broadcast magazine cover, January 1927. (by Namey McNamerson)