Canada’s original Centre Block Parliament Building, the morning after it caught on fire in 1916. The fire killed one MP, and necessitated the rebuilding of the entire structure, except the library at the back. [4260×3220]

Canada’s original Centre Block Parliament Building, the morning after it caught on fire in 1916. The fire killed one MP, and necessitated the rebuilding of the entire structure, except the library at the back. [4260×3220]

One of the original Gudi (Lit, “Bone Flute”). A group of flute like instruments found in a Neolithic tomb in Jiahu and represents the oldest musical instruments found in the region. Peiligang culture, modern day China. ~6000 BC. [7952×5304]

One of the original Gudi (Lit, “Bone Flute”). A group of flute like instruments found in a Neolithic tomb in Jiahu and represents the oldest musical instruments found in the region. Peiligang culture, modern day China. ~6000 BC. [7952×5304]

One of my favorites. Original leather edition, illustrations from Audubon’s ‘Birds of America’. Warren, B.H.. Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg: K.K. Meyers, State Printer, 1890.

One of my favorites. Original leather edition, illustrations from Audubon’s ‘Birds of America’. Warren, B.H.. Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania. Harrisburg: K.K. Meyers, State Printer, 1890.

Shield, early 7thC. Sutton Hoo. Reconstruction using original gold and garnet fittings and modern replica fittings on a modern wooden shield board [OS][750ร—908]

Shield, early 7thC. Sutton Hoo. Reconstruction using original gold and garnet fittings and modern replica fittings on a modern wooden shield board [OS][750ร—908]