Tuesday, January 12, 2010

An 1870's Darth Vader and C-3PO


Courtesy of Steve Erenberg's blog, Industrial Anatomy, are these incredible pair of mid to late 19th century smoke masks.

He says the buzz among collectors is that the Lucas designers were inspired by these designs.

What do you think?

4 comments:

John M. said...

I wouldn't know, but it certainly seems plausible.

Love your blog.

Joey said...

Thanks John!

Dixie Sargent Redmond said...

Very fascinating images, especially since I have a son very into Star Wars!

watermelon&chaos said...

It's obvious