A box of Dr. Carter Moffat’s Ammoniaphone device “for enriching the tone, extending the range of the human voice, and for the treatment of coughs, colds, bronchitis, asthma, consumption, aphonia, or loss of voice, deafness, all affections of the throat and chest.” British, c. 1870-1900. [3504×1487]

A box of Dr. Carter Moffat’s Ammoniaphone device “for enriching the tone, extending the range of the human voice, and for the treatment of coughs, colds, bronchitis, asthma, consumption, aphonia, or loss of voice, deafness, all affections of the throat… Continue Reading

candlerave: shotgun-lobotomy: baaulp: tilthat: TIL the eyes of Children’s cereal box characters…

candlerave: shotgun-lobotomy: baaulp: tilthat: TIL the eyes of Children’s cereal box characters are angled down 10 degrees in order to make eye contact with children. Adult cereal boxes look straight ahead. via reddit.com Alternatively, children’s mascots look away from me… Continue Reading

ruinedchildhood: Based on the box office totals alone, everyone’s obsessed with “Avengers: Infinity…

ruinedchildhood: Based on the box office totals alone, everyone’s obsessed with “Avengers: Infinity War.” (If you’re one of five people who haven’t seen it, don’t worry, we’ll try not to spoil it for you.) So naturally, these amazing Infinity Gauntlet… Continue Reading

ruinedchildhood: Based on the box office totals alone, everyone’s obsessed with “Avengers: Infinity…

ruinedchildhood: Based on the box office totals alone, everyone’s obsessed with “Avengers: Infinity War.” (If you’re one of five people who haven’t seen it, don’t worry, we’ll try not to spoil it for you.) So naturally, these amazing Infinity Gauntlet… Continue Reading

ruinedchildhood: Based on the box office totals alone, everyone’s obsessed with “Avengers: Infinity…

ruinedchildhood: Based on the box office totals alone, everyone’s obsessed with “Avengers: Infinity War.” (If you’re one of five people who haven’t seen it, don’t worry, we’ll try not to spoil it for you.) So naturally, these amazing Infinity Gauntlet… Continue Reading

Wodden box that’s believed to have once housed game pieces. It’s decorated with painted roundels featuring motifs of booth real life and mythological animals. Made in modern day Germany (Upper Reine region) ~1300 AD. [1955×1352]

Wodden box that’s believed to have once housed game pieces. It’s decorated with painted roundels featuring motifs of booth real life and mythological animals. Made in modern day Germany (Upper Reine region) ~1300 AD. [1955×1352]

A tin box of marbles that belong to Anne Frank (In 1942, before she went into hiding, Anne gave this box to her friend Toosje Kupers for safe keeping. As we all know, Anne died during the Holocaust, but Toosje kept the marbles and donated them to the Anne Frank House in 2014.) [4547×3410]

A tin box of marbles that belong to Anne Frank (In 1942, before she went into hiding, Anne gave this box to her friend Toosje Kupers for safe keeping. As we all know, Anne died during the Holocaust, but Toosje… Continue Reading

Box made from Black laquer decorated with gold, silver maki-e and scenes from the Kikujidō (The Chrysanthemum Boy). Japan, Muromachi period. 15th century. [4000×3000]

Box made from Black laquer decorated with gold, silver maki-e and scenes from the Kikujidō (The Chrysanthemum Boy). Japan, Muromachi period. 15th century. [4000×3000]

Round box made from red laquer decorated with carved out Camellias. Might have been used for incense or other types of powders. China. Southern Song dynasty. 13th century. [4000×3000]

Round box made from red laquer decorated with carved out Camellias. Might have been used for incense or other types of powders. China. Southern Song dynasty. 13th century. [4000×3000]