The Gygerkarte, or Gyger Map (and detail), made in 1667 by Hans Conrad Gyger and one of the first ever to represent a landscape in this intricate and accurate fashion. »

A vision of London in 2500 AD, from Greys, cigarettes notable for “their exceptional Bigness.” »

Thunder – Takashi Ito, 1982 »

Giorgio Morandi – Landscape, Grizzana (1932) » » »

These grotesque yet delicate illustrations by J.K. Lambert are from Ingrid Lundgren’s “The Brothers Lionheart,” a favorite book from my childhood. I couldn’t find good copies of them online and so photographed them myself as best I could without taking the book apart. »