The year 2000 imagined in 1900 – Some amazing retro-futuristic illustrations

After the inventions of the year 2000 imagined in 1910, which I highly recommend, this new series of retro-futuristic illustrations shows us how people imagined the future in 1900! Personal flying wings, video projectors, submarines for the general public, moving buildings, water-walking shoes or machines to control the climate, some astonishing predictions that are close to some of our modern inventions.

These vintage illustrations were published in 1900 by Hildebrand, a German chocolate brand, who commissioned a series of 12 postcards imagining what the future would look like 100 years later. These illustrations were distributed each month in the chocolate bars of the time. I just love it.

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