Steampunk Fortnight

Steampunk Fortnight Wallpaper by Sydney Padua

Ladies and gentleman! We are excited today to present you with something very rare indeed: a glorious exclusive wallpaper by the esteemed Ms. Sydney Padua.


If Ms. Padua’s name doesn’t ring any bells, then the name of her comic—2D Goggles: The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage—probably will. If you need still more information, you could consult Jaymee Goh’s interview with Ms. Padua on these pages last year, or our reprint of a story about L&B making a great exhibition of themselves. But whatever you do, aquaint yourself forthwith.

One thing that Lovelace and Babbage fans are united on is the fact that there is not enough Lovelace and Babbage, so we were honored to be able to comission a new piece that you—yes, you!—can use to festoon your desktop or mobile computing platform. Sydney calls this piece “Beam Us Up,” for reasons that I imagine will become clear.

Note: You need to be a registered user on to download the wallpapers. (Don’t worry, that’s free and quick.)

2560 x 1600 —for 30 inch behemoths
2048 x 1536
1920 x 1200
1920 x 1080 —1080p
1680 x 1050 —WSXGA
1600 x 1200 —Non-widescreen monitors
1440 x 900
1400 x 1050
1280 x 800
1024 x 768 —XGA
1024 x 600 —for netbooks like the Asus EeePC
960 x 640 —iPhone (vertical)
960 x 640 —iPhone (horizontal)
800 x 600 —SVGA
640 x 400
480 x 320 —iPhone/HVGA (vertical)
480 x 320 —iPhone/HVGA (horizontal)


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