Photographer Frank Hurley snaps his whimsical and wise looking Greenland esquimaux dogs named Basilisk and Ginger-bitch during an Antarctic expedition between 1911-1914. Thanks to the State Library of New South Wales. See original.
Here's the auspicious launching of the HMAS Warrego II a Cockatoo Island Dockyard in Sydney Harbour circa 1925. Trainspotters here will remember that I did a post a few years ago about the creepy and now largely abandoned Cockatoo Island and it's industrial relics. Read it here. Well this photo recalls when Cockatoo Island was in…
Downtown department store Sokos in Helsinki, 1947. Located at the junction between Mannerheimintie and Postikatu department store Sokos was still under construction and resembled a behemoth and imposing ship. Courtesy of the Yle Archives - Yle Elävä arkisto on Flickr
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This spectacular cloud trail was generated by the lift-off of the Orbiter Discovery (STS-96) on May 27th, 1999. Courtesy of NASA on The Commons via Flickr
As a young and upcoming photographer, Stanley Kubrik landed a job for Look Magazine in 1949. This meant he got paid to trail in the wake of stunningly beautiful showgirl Rosemary Williams through the rainy Gothic streets of NYC and to capture her in her intimate surroundings of home along walking the film noir streets…
A herd of caribou seen in vicinity of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Shot by Helmut Buechner during some field work in 1954. Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution on Flickr.
An Interior View of Yeşilköy Airport - İstanbul Atatürk Aiport. Courtesy of Salt Online via Flickr.
A fearless lion tamer goads and encourages her intimidating charges during the Bertram Mills Touring Circus at Ascot. Shot by Edward G Malindine in 1936. Courtesy of the National Media Museum on Flickr
A lone fox is caught unawares during a July snowstorm in Jasper Palisade, Jasper National Park - date unknown. Courtesy of the Provincial Archives of Alberta on Flickr
Four cool guys scope the vibrant and lively scene at Kosciusko Public Swimming Pool, in the Bedford-Stuyvesant District of Brooklyn (New York City). Taken during a hot summer in June, 1974. Courtesy of the U.S. National Archives on Flickr.
This photograph of the Shamrock Hurling Club, Waterford Co. Champions, 1915-16: was commissioned by Mr. Murph of, Ferrybank. The 1916 Waterford County Senior Hurling Championship was played in October and resulted in a draw, so Ferrybank Shamrocks (as they were known) played the Young Irelands again on Sunday, 26 November 1916. The Shamrocks won by…
At Fountain Square in Downtown Cincinnati circa 1973, chess players are in the midst of a game. Courtesy of the U.S. National Archives. Flickr
Courtesy of the Biblioteca de Arte / Art Library Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Follow Prova de Ciclismo, Portugal. Flickr
Artist Jane Long has added a surreal twist to a series of historical photos of children at play. View more of her work here.
Shanghai imagined in the year 2114 by Nikolay Razuev See more imaginary cityscapes of the future on Reddit. And witness a breathtaking future retro interpretation of Auckland, done in the past but reflecting the future. Discover more future retro cityscapes.
You have at least this many selves at one time Liana Finck’s cartoons appear in the New Yorker. Her graphic novel, A Bintel Brief, was published in 2014. Source: Nautilus
Shot by Archibald James Campbell(1853-1929) now a treasure of the National Library of Australia. Beautiful, delicate, a treasure frozen in history that I found here.