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Circuit Board Paintings

Artist Joe Dragt’s medium of choice is the humble outdated circuit board. It’s a great way to reinject value into something that otherwise may have been thrown away. The paintings work surprisingly well as a backdrop for the organic subjects he uses. Link Via Geekosystem

"Hidden Mother" Photographs

The seemingly bizarre tintype shown above is an example of a nineteenth-century image created using the “hidden mother” technique, explained at Accidental Mysteries: You see, most infants during that time were photographed with their mothers holding them. The intended picture was ultimately headed for a frame or mat, so the child would sit in the mothers [...]