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Villlemard. On the way to the opera. 1910

ClassicPics ‏ In a French illustrator named Villemard predicted what the year 2000 would be like

Villemard’s vintage postcards also predicted helicopters patrolling the skies Big Brother style, as well as sea planes.  The latter came in the form of a large boat held aloft by two Zeppelin-style air balloons, but the principle is undeniable.

Villemard's Vision: 1910 Postcards Depict the Year 2000

Villemard’s vintage postcards also predicted helicopters patrolling the skies Big Brother style, as well as sea planes. The latter came in the form of a large boat held aloft by two Zeppelin-style air balloons, but the principle is undeniable.

Leaving the Opera in the Year 2000 opera-scene by Public Domain Review, via Flickr

A vision of leaving the opera in the year 2000 - a print created in 1882 by the French illustrator, caricaturist, novelist, and all around futurologist, Albert Robida.

American artist Craig Alan creates unique portraits of pop-culture icons using people as pixels. Some of his famous pieces include Marilyn Monroe, John F. Kennedy and the Statue of Liberty, but probably the most incredible one is the portrait of Audrey Hepburn from Breakfast At Tiffany’s.

Portraits Made Using People as Pixels

American artist Craig Alan creates unique portraits of pop-culture icons using people as pixels. Some of his famous pieces include Marilyn Monroe, John F. Kennedy and the Statue of Liberty, but probably the most incredible one is the portrait of Audrey He

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Whale-buses, aviation police and new-fangled barbers: A fantastic vision of the future

This is what French artists from 1900 imagined the world would look like in 2000.

Anyone for underwater croquet? Bizarre Century postcards reveal how French artists thought we'd be living in 2000 (and they correctly predicted video phone calls)

UNILADs What People in 1900 Thought The Year 2000 Would Look Like image

UNILADs What People in 1900 Thought The Year 2000 Would Look Like image

O Futuro do Século 19 Na Ficção Gráfica de Albert Robida | cúlti & pópi

A vision of leaving the opera in the year 2000 - a print created in 1882 by the French illustrator, caricaturist, novelist, and all around futurologist, Albert Robida.

100 Years Ago, Artists Were Asked to Depict the Year 2000, These Were the Results

"A Race in the Pacific" from France in the Year 2000 (XXI century) – a series of futuristic pictures by Jean-Marc Côté and other artists issued in France in 1901 and

A 19th-century vision of leaving the opera in the year 2000 - a print created in 1882 by the French illustrator, caricaturist, novelist, and all around futurologist, Albert Robida.

A vision of leaving the opera in the year 2000 - a print created in 1882 by the French illustrator, caricaturist, novelist, and all around futurologist, Albert Robida.

What the world will look like in 2000? Until the 90s the question was on everyone's lips. Here is a vision about 2000 imagined in 1910, through 24 illustrations

En l’an 2000 – Futur imagined in 1910 with 24 retro Illustrations

Illustration by French artist Villemard in 1910 of how he imagined the future to be in the year In the century, in order to control traffic jams in the air, there will be more and more flying policemen.

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Old NY postcard (circa titled: Future New York, “The City of Skyscrapers,” New York – that depicts a city packed with skyscrapers, a sky filled with small air craft and trains that run through buildings.

A 19th-century vision of leaving the opera in the year 2000 - a print created in 1882 by the French illustrator, caricaturist, novelist, and all around futurologist, Albert Robida.

A vision of leaving the opera in the year 2000 - a print created in 1882 by the French illustrator, caricaturist, novelist, and all around futurologist, Albert Robida.

You’ll be able to send mail just by dictating it into loudspeaker.  Illustrations by French artist Villemard in 1910 of how he imagined the future to be in the year 2000.

You’ll be able to send mail just by dictating it into loudspeaker. Illustrations by French artist Villemard in 1910 of how he imagined the future to be in the year

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