Matchsafes to Hinder Random Combustion

Matchsafes to Hinder Random Combustion

I was browsing through a book on Art Nouveau recently and discovered a small selection of matchsafes. In the late 1800s, after friction matches were first introduced, they had the unfortunate habit of sometimes bursting into flames in your pocket...

December 11, 2019
The Silhouettes of Trees at Night

The Silhouettes of Trees at Night

The minute I discovered these images from Art Young's pen and ink drawing series "Trees at Night" from the 1920s, I was completely enthralled by them. There has always been something about the shapes and movements of trees that has called to me.

November 26, 2019