Caption reads, “A modern shop front, with windows fitted with sliding sashes.” The ‘sashes’ are the front two large-paned windows facing the street (the grips are visible along the bottom edge of the window). The sash is fitted with a sash-weight to counteract the enormous weight of a sheet of glass this size. The sash […]
“The Sun Seen From Its Nearest Planets”, from The Harmsworth Self-Educator, approximately 1906. Text can be read here.