varietas: Karol Kállay (Slovakian, 1926) via

varietas: Karol Kállay (Slovakian, 1926) via

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essentz: John Cleese
ca 1905 The Jersey Shore, “Crowded beach, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA”
These boys have been standing here for over an hour, hoping to spy a bare ankle via

ca 1905 The Jersey Shore, “Crowded beach, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA”

These boys have been standing here for over an hour, hoping to spy a bare ankle via

ca 1909 Edwardian-Bohemian New York, New York, USA ~ “Bacchus Dance — Miss Grace Walters, Mrs. A.S. Burden, Miss M.R. White, *Alfred Hester*, Mrs. James B. Eustis, Miss Martha White; 8x10 glass negative, Bain News Service via

ca 1909 Edwardian-Bohemian New York, New York, USA ~ “Bacchus Dance — Miss Grace Walters, Mrs. A.S. Burden, Miss M.R. White, *Alfred Hester*, Mrs. James B. Eustis, Miss Martha White; 8x10 glass negative, Bain News Service via

ca 1909 NYC, NY, USA ~ Lady Richardson
The British dancer and writer Constance Stewart-Richardson (1883–1932), author of “Dancing, Beauty and Games.” 8x10 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection via

ca 1909 NYC, NY, USA ~ Lady Richardson

The British dancer and writer Constance Stewart-Richardson (1883–1932), author of “Dancing, Beauty and Games.” 8x10 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection via

3wings: 1950 Gjon Mili (Albanian-American photographer, 1904-84) ~ Seahorses

3wings: 1950 Gjon Mili (Albanian-American photographer, 1904-84) ~ Seahorses

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off-my-rocker: by Marcin Bera Photography
glukauf: ca 1908 A view of trawlers in the basin at Lowestoft

glukauf: ca 1908 A view of trawlers in the basin at Lowestoft

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missfolly: 1922 Albert Einstein (German theoretical physicist, 1879-1955) lecturing on relativity, Paris, France

missfolly: 1922 Albert Einstein (German theoretical physicist, 1879-1955) lecturing on relativity, Paris, France

ca 1905 Coney Island, New York, USA “Picnicing on the beach — a hasty lunch.” 8.5”x6.5” dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co via

ca 1905 Coney Island, New York, USA “Picnicing on the beach — a hasty lunch.” 8.5”x6.5” dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co via

k-a-t-i-e-: May 9, 1910; 6 year-old newsie, St Louis, MO, USA

k-a-t-i-e-: May 9, 1910; 6 year-old newsie, St Louis, MO, USA

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c 1905 Virginia Avenue strollers (and rollers) in Atlantic City, NJ, USA  8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company via

c 1905 Virginia Avenue strollers (and rollers) in Atlantic City, NJ, USA  8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company via

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Petit: … unless it’s the soft spot a tough boy has for *his* chicken*

ameraucana

Petit: … unless it’s the soft spot a tough boy has for *his* chicken*

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Petit: Nothing so touching as the love of a girl for her chicken …

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Petit: Nothing so touching as the love of a girl for her chicken …

June 17, 1922  Washington, D.C., USA ~ Group winners at Tidal Basin bathing beach. On the right we have eternal sweetheart Iola Swinnerton; the others are interchangeable nonentities who serve only to emphasize Iola’s many [and obvious] charms. In the background is the Bureau of Engraving and Printing via 

June 17, 1922  Washington, D.C., USA ~ Group winners at Tidal Basin bathing beach. On the right we have eternal sweetheart Iola Swinnerton; the others are interchangeable nonentities who serve only to emphasize Iola’s many [and obvious] charms. In the background is the Bureau of Engraving and Printing via