Imagining a Century into the Future

At the turn of the century, Jean-Marc Côté and other French artists were eagerly looking forward to what the new century would bring. The year 2000 was especially interesting to them. They visualized all of the technical advances and innovations humanity would enjoy one hundred years hence. Their imaginings were documented in a set of […]

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Oh, to be Queen at the Dawn of a New Century

This picture of Queen Victoria, taken in 1900, interests me very much.  This photo was taken late in her life – in fact, she would die the following year. You can see she wasn’t well at the time, but her personality is also evident: as long as Victoria lived, she would sit like that, a bulwark […]

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