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Retronaut: A wild journey aboard a photographic time machine

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H.G. Wells had his time machine, and Doctor Who has his TARDIS, but now comes a book that actually allows you, the reader, to do the time-travelling. The book is Retronaut: the Photographic Time Machine, a collection of 350 images that, in the words of its author, “is about seeing the past through different lenses.” Think of the book as a compilation of the most delightful and astonishing pictures from the massive photo album of our shared worldwide cultural heritage. The photos come from Retronaut.com, a website celebrating some of the most intriguing, amazing and amusing images ever captured on film.  Retronaut (both the book and the website) are the creation of Chris Wild, a British blogger who describes himself…

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