Museum Challenge: The New York Transit Museum – Fun and Interesting

Of all the museums I’ve visited in New York City, the New York Transit Museum was the most fun, even though it’s also (so far) the smallest. The museum is designed in a way that allows for interaction with many of the exhibits. There was a whole class of children on a field trip playingContinue reading “Museum Challenge: The New York Transit Museum – Fun and Interesting”

The ABCs of Children’s Books Exhibit at the New York Public Library – 42nd Street/5th Ave

On the 6th of this month, my wife and I met up with friends of ours to check out an exhibit on children’s books at the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue. I love going to that library! Right now, it’s just a reference library, meaning you can’t check any books out to takeContinue reading “The ABCs of Children’s Books Exhibit at the New York Public Library – 42nd Street/5th Ave”

Weekly Flea Market Ave A and 11th Street

I’d forgotten about this place until I started going back through my photos.  Last week, my wife and were walking down 11th Street.  I don’t recall where we were going, but we saw a flea market and stopped in to look around.  I’d always thought of flea markets as being a uniquely ‘Southern’ thing andContinue reading “Weekly Flea Market Ave A and 11th Street”

Classic New York City Taxi

I saw this old fashioned taxi cab parked on the side of the road.  I assume it’s still being used, but I could be wrong.  Maybe someone bought it and is using it as a personal vehicle and they enjoy the novelty of driving it. I don’t ride in taxis much here.  They’re way tooContinue reading “Classic New York City Taxi”

Vintage Japanese Book Illustrations

  Japanese, 1927 magazine cover Back cover of an issue of Kodomo no tenchi magazine, 1934   These images are scans from the personal collection of ‘Will’, a book collector with an obsession for illustrations and graphic designs from around the world. To see the rest of the set, please visit the original post onContinue reading “Vintage Japanese Book Illustrations”