02/26/2014 10:32 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

This Guy Layered Old Paintings Of London With Actual Streets From Google Maps


We've gotta tip our bowler hat to Reddit user shystone.

The clever art fan remixed 18th and 19th-century paintings of London with screenshots of modern-day London from Google Street View. The result is a mashed-up photo series where modern construction cranes meet horse-drawn carriages, and cars drive straight into a band of parading knights.

Shystone is super-knowledgeable when he breaks down each piece and explains its context, too. Click through the slideshow for the coolest vacation you've taken in a while.