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The Year 2000 As Predicted in 1910

08 Dec

Well, here’s a bit of fun i ran across thanks to Thomas E. Delphi.

In 1910 French artist Villemard created a series of postcards which envisioned life almost 100 years later, now over a decade in our past.

School

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

Hearing The Newspaper

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

 

Heating With Radium

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

 

The Barber

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

Underwater Pastime

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

Phonographic Message

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

The Avenue of the Opera

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

 

Flying Taxis

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

Whale Bus (wtf?!?)

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

Flying Firemen

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

One Man Orchestra (which is what i do. Not bad.)

 

 

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

The Electric Train From Paris to Beijing

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

Flying Police

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

 

Fly Through Drive In

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

Car Shoes

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

 

Airship On The Long Course

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

 

Correspondence Cinema

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

 

The Builder

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

A Festival of Flowers (i have no idea what the hell is happening here…)

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

Cyclist Scouts

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

Taking Dictation

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

Lady In Her Bathroom

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

The Tailor

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

 

A Chemical Dinner

Year 2000, predicted in 1910 Villemard

 
2 Comments

Posted by on December 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

2 responses to “The Year 2000 As Predicted in 1910

  1. Reggie Lutz

    December 9, 2013 at 4:12 am

    It would appear that the one man orchestra is not allowed to wear pants… Do you suffer the same fate?

     
    • paulms

      December 9, 2013 at 11:56 am

      Indubitably. The muses are very strict about this.

       

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