Tag: vintage

Feb 21, 2014

Picture of the Day: The 1920s Selfie

Picture of the Day: The 1920s Selfie

THE 1920s SELFIE Photograph by The Byron Company via The Museum of the City of New York In this fascinating capture from nearly a century ago, we see the photographers of the Byron Company getting together for a portrait on the roof of Marceau’s photography studio in New York City. Holding…

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Feb 12, 2014

Picture of the Day: This is How You Recreate a Childhood Pic Brother!

Picture of the Day: This is How You Recreate a Childhood Pic Brother!

THIS IS HOW YOU RECREATE A CHILDHOOD PIC BROTHER! Photographer Unknown via j0be on reddit Now this is how you recreate a childhood photo with your childhood idol! I couldn’t find much information on the image so I’m unsure how many years apart this is but Hulk Hogan has aged pretty well!…

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Jan 13, 2014

Chewbacca Tweets an Epic Series of Behind-the-Scenes Photos from Star Wars

Chewbacca Tweets an Epic Series of Behind-the-Scenes Photos from Star Wars

It all started with a simple tweet… #nostalgic so Im going to post some pics tonight. Like this 1 of Harrison, Anthony, Carrie & I sharing a laugh… http://t.co/FblggUaU5e— Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) January 08, 2014 Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieRoars), the 7′ 3″ (2.21 m) actor who played Chewbacca in the Star Wars films…

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Jan 6, 2014

Team Discovers Lost Set of Photos from 100-year-old Antarctic Expedition

Team Discovers Lost Set of Photos from 100-year-old Antarctic Expedition

Photograph via Antarctic Heritage Trust nzaht.org | Press Release | Facebook Photographic negatives left a century ago in Captain Scott’s last expedition base at Cape Evans have been discovered and conserved by New Zealand’s Antarctic Heritage Trust. The negatives were found in expedition photographer Herbert Ponting’s darkroom and have been painstakingly conserved revealing never…

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Jan 4, 2014

Untouched Paris Apartment Discovered after 70 years. Includes Painting worth $3.4M

Untouched Paris Apartment Discovered after 70 years. Includes Painting worth $3.4M

Before the start of World War II, the owner of this apartment in Paris fled to the south of France. For reasons not entirely known, she never returned and the apartment remained untouched for 70 years. In 2010 the owner passed away at the age of 91. Her executor discovered the apartment and a…

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Dec 31, 2013

Someone Found a High School Yearbook from 1913 and Put it Online

Someone Found a High School Yearbook from 1913 and Put it Online

Earlier this year, reddit user averagedekutree was browsing through a book store in Milwaukee when she came across a century-old high school yearbook from 1913. The high school was called Texarkana in Arkansas, and flipping through the pages is like taking a step through time. What’s fascinating is to observe both the differences and…

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Dec 27, 2013

One Couple’s Christmas Card Portraits from 1900 – 1942

One Couple’s Christmas Card Portraits from 1900 – 1942

Just like many families today, Richard and Anna Wagner took annual holiday portraits, sending out the photos as Christmas cards to friends and family. From 1900 (when the couple first married) until 1942, the couple took portraits in front of their Christmas tree (sadly Richard passed the following year). It’s fascinating to see not…

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