The Victorian age was, to a large extent, an age of aesthetics in which skill and craftsmanship were highly prized. What something looked like really mattered to the Victorians. In contrast, our modern world is fixated on rock bottom dollar. But we do have some really cool technology the Victorians couldn’t have even dreamt of. What happens if you mix that beautiful Victorian sense of aesthetics with the best of modern technology? The answer of course, is Steampunk. An utterly modern artistic movement unashamedly building on the aesthetic traditions of the Nineteenth century. It’s a past that never was, a future that never happened; perhaps a best of both worlds.

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Clockwork Universe

Clockwork Universe


The Victorian Observatory

The Victorian Observatory Project


The Oddie refractor II

The Oddie Refractor II


steampunk telescope the great wetherell refractor

The Great Wetherell Refractor


Wetherell Georgian Solar Telescope

Georgian Solar Telescope


wetherell painting

Oil Paintings


Wetherell science illustration

Art in the service of science (free downloads)


Age of the Machines

Age of the Machines


The Modern-Medieval Tarot

The Modern-Medieval Tarot


photography

Paintography


Kasparov

Kasparov's Ghost


Stella Fractus

Stella Fractus


Go Forth and Multiply

Go Forth and Multiply


The Astronomer

The Astronomer


Transit of Venus

Transit of Venus


Clockwork Universe

The Great Southern Heavens


Solaris Antiquitus

Solaris Antiquitus


Eye Sea You

Eye Sea You


Origin of Species

Origin of Species


Seaside Memories

Seaside Memories


Phenotype

Phenotype


leda and the Swan

Leda and the Swan


Someone Else's Children

Someone Else's Children