Taken during noon hour, October 23rd, 1912, at the Loray Mills, Gastonia, NC, USA
"They said they were working and went in to work. At night I counted over 30 children coming out when the whistle blew, 10-12-years-old. The Superintendent was much disturbed over the photos"; photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine; via

Taken during noon hour, October 23rd, 1912, at the Loray Mills, Gastonia, NC, USA

"They said they were working and went in to work. At night I counted over 30 children coming out when the whistle blew, 10-12-years-old. The Superintendent was much disturbed over the photos"; photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine; via

navajowindpipe: 1893 The catboat “Mary”, based out of Greenwich, Connecticut, USA; photographed just flying across across the water. Lost at sea in 1895 off the coast of South Carolina, USA; via

navajowindpipe: 1893 The catboat “Mary”, based out of Greenwich, Connecticut, USA; photographed just flying across across the water. Lost at sea in 1895 off the coast of South Carolina, USA; via

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varietas: Karol Kállay (Slovakian, 1926) via

varietas: Karol Kállay (Slovakian, 1926) via

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essentz: John Cleese
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

1940’s London, England in hi-res colour. These photographs were taken using Kodachrome film by the improbably and wonderfully named Chalmers Butterfield, probably in 1949 via How To Be a Retronaut

1940’s London, England in hi-res colour. These photographs were taken using Kodachrome film by the improbably and wonderfully named Chalmers Butterfield, probably in 1949 via How To Be a Retronaut

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Circa 1910. “Passenger (observation) locomotive train car of New York Central R.R.” 5”x7” glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection via

Circa 1910. “Passenger (observation) locomotive train car of New York Central R.R.” 5”x7” glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection 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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Petit: … unless it’s the soft spot a tough boy has for *his* chicken*

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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