First, I must apologize for the lack of postings of late. I have been busy caring for two of my granddaughters and this has brought most work to a halt, what little time I have had free was devoted to building four additional bookshelves for my endlessly expanding collection. BUT, while trolling aimlessly on the internet I found this fellow, Albert Robida, a Frenchman of rare artistry and talent. A contemporary of Jules Verne and H.G.Wells he possessed not only an imagination for seeing into the future but the artistic talent to give rise to stunning images such as you see below. Take a few minutes and do a Google Images search on his name, oceans of inspiration is to be had!