Postcards To The Future

29 Jul
There’s plenty of footage out there showing what people thought the year 2000 would bring from the 1950s and 60s but what about the view from 1900?

A series of postcards from German chocolate company Hildebrands gives us a glimpse into their thoughts on life at the turn of the millennium, a far more whimsical (and corseted) vision of what was to be.

A Quick Stroll on the Water

The Moving Pavement

House-Moving by Train

Televised Outside Broadcasting

Personal Flying Machines

Combined Ship and Railway Locomotive

Weather Control Machine

Undersea Tourist Boats

Roofed Cities

Personal Airships

Police X-Ray Surveillance Machine

Summer Holidays at the North Pole

Source: paleofuture