French artists imagine the world in 2000

posted by Aaron Cohen   Aug 16, 2012

Heading into 1900, French artists were asked to create images of what the world would look like in the year 2000 for a series of commemorative postcards. Many thought we’d have personal flying devices, many thought manual work would be automated, and, um, one thought we’d be living underwater riding giant domesticated seahorses.

1900 Predictions