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John Foster

Accidental Mysteries



























Accidental Mysteries is an online curiosity shop of extraordinary things, mined from the depths of the online world and brought to you each week by John Foster, a writer, designer and longtime collector of self-taught art and vernacular photography. “I enjoy the search for incredible, obscure objects that challenge, delight and amuse my eye. More so, I enjoy sharing these discoveries with the diverse and informed readers of Design Observer.”

Editor's Note: All images are copyright of their original owners.


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Comments [6]
Amazing images -- the only thing that's missing is a map tracking an iphone user's locations over the course of a year. I'm sure the patterns would be amazing to look at.
Corinne McAfee
04.25.11
07:01

Pic 9 - not really a mystery - actually relatively well known illustration for an Edgar Allan Poe story, Descent into the Maelstrom, illustration by Harry Clarke 1919

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Maelstrom-Clarke.jpg
Rolling Stone
04.25.11
01:28

Great set!
JP Ramirez
04.25.11
02:17

fantastic! I really love the randomness of things in the images. It's a collection of order within chaos. Thank you, very enjoyable.

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Ling Tsui
04.26.11
12:03

Very nice! Part of me wishes there were descriptions of each image but the rest of me enjoys the mystery of trying to figure them out. Thanks for posting!
Erik Berger
04.26.11
02:25

Amazing collection. Wish there were few notes for each image.
Thanks
kombizz kashani
04.29.11
06:50



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