How French Artists in 1899 Envisioned What Life Would Look Like in the Year 2000 (
from to on 04 Mar 2024 05:20

And yet it’s Asimov who apparently owned the only set of postcards of En L’An 2000, a set of 87 (or so) collectible artist cards that first appeared as inserts in cigar boxes in 1899, right in time for the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris. Translated as “France in the 21st Century,” the cards feature Jean-Marc Côté and other illustrators’ interpretations of the way we’d be living... well, 23 years ago.

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