Monthly Archives: December 2012

Peace Dove / Colomba della Pace

Release Year: 2004                              

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Santa and his favourite Reindeer (1923 LA Times animated card recolored)

In 1922-23, LA Times newspaper offered to its readers a series of animated cards by Dan Rudolf to cutout and assemble. Some years ago (maybe in 2007) I downloaded these cards from the Barnacle Press site, a web archive dedicated to vintage … Continue reading

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Cassini’s Terrestrial and Celestial Globes (Christmas Balls version)

Giovanni Maria Cassini (1745-1824) was regarded as one of the last great Italian globemakers of the 18th century. Here, I present two 15 cm diameter globes in a Christmas ornament version. The larger version of the terrestrial globe was already … Continue reading

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