Photography

30 Astonishing Portraits of London Street Children from the Early 1900s

30 Astonishing Portraits of London Street Children from the Early 1900s Around 1900, photographer Horace Warner took a series of portraits of some of the poorest people in London – creating relaxed, intimate images that gave dignity to his subjects and producing great photography that is without comparison in his era. You can find more…

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Stunning Color Photographs of Parisian Women from the 1920s

Stunning Color Photographs of Parisian Women from the 1920s Jacques Henri Lartigue was born in Courbevoie on June 13, 1894. He took his first photographs at the age of six, using his father’s camera, and started keeping what would become a lifelong diary. If you want rigid protection for your photos we have top loaders…

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Kodak No.1 Circular Snapshots: These Round Pictures Were Some of the First Candid Snapshots

Kodak No.1 Circular Snapshots: These Round Pictures Were Some of the First Candid Snapshots Today, we take photography for granted. Anyone can take a photograph simply by pressing a button. Yet, it was not always so simple. The invention of photography was announced in 1839, but during its first fifty years taking a photograph was…

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1945-1960 Todd Webb’s New York

A returning WWII veteran captured an extraordinary photographic record of postwar NYC In 1945, 40-year-old Todd Webb was discharged from the Navy and moved to New York City. Webb had cycled through a litany of professions before his service in the war. He settled on photography after taking a class with Ansel Adams and meeting…

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Lewis Hine’s photos of child labor in Maryland and beyond

Lewis Hine’s photos of child labor in Maryland and beyond Lewis Hine’s photographs of child labor in 32 states documented the horrors of working conditions in the early 1900s. Here, a look at some of the shots he took in Maryland. Lewis Hine (1874-1940) had been a teacher living in New York City when he…

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24 Badass Samurai From 19th Century That Make You Want To Be Like Them

24 Badass Samurai From 19th Century That Make You Want To Be Like Them Samurai were the military nobility and officer caste of medieval and early-modern Japan. These photos of cool Samurai from the 19th century … History is important to keep alive for future generations. Keep old photos in photo binders that have acid-free…

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What they Wore to the Vanderbilt Ball: Inside the Photo Album

What they Wore to the Vanderbilt Ball: Inside the Photo Album Like they do at prom, the guests of the 1883 Vanderbilt fancy dress ball each had the opportunity to have their photo taken at the event of the year, or perhaps the century. These photos would likely be displayed as a collection. If you…

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Masters of Black and White Photography

Biography: American West photographer Edward S. Curtis Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868 – 1952) was an American photographer and ethnologist whose work focused on the American West and on Native American people. Edward was born in Wisconsin to parents Ellen and Johnson Curtis. His sister, Eva, was born in 1870 and his brother, Asahel, in 1874….

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1941 Rutland State Fair

Rare color photos document the festivities at a 1941 state fair Games, rides, races, and more at the Rutland State Fair in Vermont.  

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15 Interesting Vintage Photos Show How People Celebrate Easter In The Past

15 Interesting Vintage Photos Show How People Celebrate Easter In The Past Long before plastic eggs, marshmallow peeps and bunnies at the mall, Easter was about bonnets, pretty dresses and celebrating one of the most important dates on the Christian calendar. These vintage photographs show just how much Easter has changed over time. (via The…

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