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The Beauty, Wealth, Amiable People — 22 Fascinating Color Photos of Hawaii in 1959

The image and legend of Hawaii as a tropical paradise endures for countless reasons. Few places on earth can boast more dramatic or romantic landscapes; the weather is generally gorgeous; the variety of climates one can encounter within...Show More Summary

Brigitte Bardot at 18: Rare and Stunning Color Photos of the Budding Young Film Star in 1952

Even in a pinny and pigtails, Brigitte Bardot knew how to work a camera angle. These shots of Bardot at 18 years old were taken at her grandmother's home in Louveciennes, 12 miles from Paris in the spring of 1952 by Italian-French photographer Walter Carone.

Edwardian Era: These Fabulous Photos Show That the Life Around 1900 Was So Peaceful

A fabulous photo collection was found by Gill Steenvoorde that shows everyday life around 1900. What a peaceful life! See more »

A Vanished World: 27 Rare and Amazing Photographs Capture Jewish Life in Europe Before the Holocaust

Photographer Roman Vishniac created some of the most iconic images of Jewish life in Europe before the Holocaust, documenting a world that would soon vanish. He also chronicled the rise of Nazism and the aftermath of World War II. However,...Show More Summary

Oldest Known Photographs of 15 Famous Cities Around the World

The daguerreotype process, invented by pioneering French photographer Louis Daguerre, came into widespread use from the early 1840s to the late 1850s. The long exposure times required for these early photographs meant that they were not suitable for commercial portraits. Show More Summary

The Gentleman's Guide to Self-Defense Maneuvers, c.1895

These images come from an untitled album from circa 1895, which catalogued numerous maneuvers a person can use if suddenly engaged in hand-to-hand combat. The photographs depict two finely dressed gentlemen demonstrate a variety of encounters and the holds, twists, chops and drops one can use to come out on top, pocket watch and coin purse intact. See more »

51 Amazing Photos of Ballet Dancers of the Paris Opéra in the Early 1860s

Most of the portraits in this set from The Library of Nineteenth-Century Photography that show ballet dancers of the Paris Opéra in the early 1860s. They were taken by French photographer, and inventor of the carte-de-visite André Adolphe...Show More Summary

62 Fascinating Photos Capture Street Scenes of New York City in the 1970s

These fascinating photos were captured by American photographer Eugene Gannon that show street scenes of New York in the 1970s. See more »

15 Amazing Vintage Photos of Early Harley-Davidson Dealerships

This collection of photos shows a variety of different dealerships from the 1910s to the 1950s. Just the essentials for sale, no room for t-shirts and bandanas... See more »

20 Amazing Then and Now Photos That Show How Much Paris Has Changed Since the 1900s

French art director Julien Knez spent a summer taking photos of Parisian streets overlaid with vintage photos of what they used to look like. The vintage photos range from 1871 to 1968, and highlight key moments in Parisian history,Show More Summary

26 Amazing Hand-Colored Postcards Offer a Fascinating Glimpse of Japan from 100 Years Ago

This collection of postcards, which dates back to the early 1900s, provides a beautiful snapshot into a time in Japanese history when trolley cars and modern buildings were slowly beginning to appear on the landscape. The hand-colored...Show More Summary

Astonishing Found Photos of A Girl Who Loved to Wear Fantastic Costumes in the 1960s

A small photo collection was found by Andy Kraushaar that show a young girl who loved to wear fantastic costumes and posed for photographing in February 1962. See more »

1980s San Francisco: A Cool Women Fashion Collection Taken by An American Photographer

American photographer Rick Soloway took these beautiful photos that show a part of San Francisco women fashion trend in the 1980s. “My son Steven encouraged me to assemble and share some of the photos of my friends and aquaintances in 1980s San Francisco.” See more »

Back in the 1950s, Lipstick Testing Was the Best Job in the World?

During the last Century, the laboratory testing of lipsticks used to involve a group of volunteer women who all participated by kissing one lucky random bald man. Looks like he's in another world. See more »

History of Diving Suits: 21 Strange and Wonderful Diving Equipments and Gears from the Late-17th to the Mid-20th Century

For centuries people have been interested in going beneath the sea. Ancient manuscripts contain depictions of early divers. Century old artifacts imply people dove for valuable materials such as pearls. This interest in the sea pushed...Show More Summary

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