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The Font Detectives | JSTOR Daily
about FontLab ceo Thomas Phinney who has sideline as font detective for lawyers, detecting fraud, collecting font evidence about docs as evidence
typography  fonts  detective  law  evidence  history 
may 2019 by piperh
Rare Historical Photos - And the story behind them...
Historical photos organised by categories. The word 'rare' in site title seems pointless to me (some of the photos are famous, iconic), but there are good texts with the photos.
history  photos  photography  reference  images  historical 
may 2019 by piperh
Web Design Museum
their subhead: The museum exhibits over 900 carefully selected and sorted web sites that show web design trends between the years 1995 and 2005.
webdesign  web  design  graphic  history  internet  museum  gallery 
september 2018 by piperh
The History Of Gift Wrapping, Thinking Outside The Box
wrapping and embellishing company in UK. Blog entry about history of gift wrapping. They've used the same web sources as other similar blog entries out there
tria  history  wrapping  paper  blog  gifts 
june 2018 by piperh
History of Gift Wrapping and Where It All Started and How it Grew
pretty ropey and superficial blog from shop in Saudi Arabia, but handy as a recap of all the other stuff out there on the net. Some nice gift wrap photos
tria  wrapping  packaging  gift  giftwrap  giftwrapping  blog  history  paper 
june 2018 by piperh
A Brief History of Wrapping Paper - The Atlantic
Wrappers' Delight: A Brief History of Wrapping Paper
Disguising presents with decorative sheets of paper is, like so many other things, an accident of history.
tria  blog  wrapping  history  gifts  paper 
june 2018 by piperh
Franco's cruel legacy: the film that wants to stop Spain forgetting | World news | The Guardian
6th para says: The Silence of Others, directed by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar, chronicles the fight for justice as well as the search for the stolen children and the 100,000 bodies still thought to lie in unmarked civil war graves. Pedro and Agustín Almodóvar are the film’s executive producers.
spain  franco  documentary  memory  history  legacy  silence  others  guardian  review  film 
june 2018 by piperh
Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran | Opinion | The Guardian
Guardian article, 1st para: Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.
privacy  tracking  google  facebook  history  data  information 
march 2018 by piperh
Rosa of the Wild Grass
Publishers of Rosa of the Wild Grass
The story of a Nicaraguan family
By Fiona M. Macintosh
publisher  books  fiona  macintosh  nicaragua  history 
april 2016 by piperh
Printing Museums - AAPA
has a list of printing museums in the world. Note there's one in Madrid that I've never visited
printing  history  typography  type  press  museum  gallery 
march 2016 by piperh

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