In preparation for the 1900 World’s Fair in Paris, a group of French artists were asked to create a series of futuristic pictures depicting life in the year 2000. For example, here we have a robotic tailor spitting out a sharp salmon dinner jacket for a customer based on measurements gathered from… well, your guess is as good as ours.

Let’s just say the absinthe was flowing steadily back in 1899…»
 

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