More classic steampunk

For some reason I seem to be re-finding several awesome old-school steampunk-related things on the interwebs these days. The following postcards have been circulating around the web for the last few years, and I reckon they’ve got a sweet quaint charm about them.

They’re illustrations by French artist Villemard in 1910, depicting what he thought the world might be like in the year 2000. I don’t know about you, but that firefighter picture is sparking an idea for a steampunk short story. Something with a bit of darkness in it…

Find more here.

  1. #1 by Samuel Mae on April 12, 2011 - 3:51 am

    Those are some neat pics! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  2. #2 by C. R. Hindmarsh on April 12, 2011 - 3:56 am

    You're welcome Samuel. If only I had my own personal bat wings…

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