Category Archives: Books

An engineers record #1.

The theme of this post will be split into two parts this being the first. Over the past week I have been looking at two sets of documentation both made for the same reason, to record the installation of a … Continue reading

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‘Mongst Mines and Mines #2

I not to great with all this blogging stuff so please bare with me, The following scans are pages taken from the seminal photography book ‘Mongst mines & miners’ – Underground scenes by Flash-light J.c  Burrows dated publication 1893. The … Continue reading

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‘Mongst Mines and Miners. #1

Taking a little side step from the theme of my last post. The first half of the slideshow shows the layout of the book, while the second half shows enlarged images of the original plates. I recently found in the … Continue reading

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Brave New World

Yesterday courtesy of a tweet I was introduced to Trevor Paglen. image © Trevor Paglen http://kqed02.streamguys.us/anon.kqed/spark/trevorpagl.m4v The world via Trevor Paglen is an interesting one, he seeks to photograph the mechanics behind a modern war. His views are simple there … Continue reading

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