“Young suffragettes promoting the women’s exhibition in Knightbridge, London”, 1909, By Christina Broom
Bishareen children, Aswan, Egypt, 1914, byHelen Messinger Murdoch
In 1907, Messinger Murdoch discovered the Autocrome colour process originated by the Lumière brothers and used in her work including images such as this, taken on a world tour in 1913-14, when she was 51.
Photograph: RPX/Royal Photographic Society
“Senior couple prove that love can last forever”
Remembering Princess Diana: Iconic Photos Of Princess Of Wales
“A Zulu tribesman pulling his female employer around in a cart. Durban, South Africa, 1930s.”
New York, c 1940, by Helen Levitt Brooklyn-born Levitt was teaching children art when she bought herself a camera to document the chalk drawings they were making on New York’s streets. Her works were very influential, but she struggled to make a living in her lifetime.
Photograph: National Gallery of Art, Washington
Image: CreditPete Souza/The White House
“He feeds his wife every morning when he visits her at the Nursing home. She hasn’t recognized him in five years due to her Alzheimers, when he was asked, “If she doesnt know who you are, why do you go?” He smiled and said, “She doesn’t know who I am, but I know who she is!”
Jessie Holmes feeds his dogs at the Kalskag checkpoint during the Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race.
Image: Anchorage Daily News
Alberto Korda, Girl with a Wooden Doll, Cuba, 1959.
Barbara Klemm | Fish with Whiskey
1876 1877 1878 1879 Famine genocide in India Madras under British Colonial Rule
Appreciation of Beauty by Italian men: ” An American girl in Italy ” taken by Ruth Orkin..From the moment they see a beautiful woman, Italian men are known for expressing their appreciation with gusto.
Image: New York Film Academy
Young actress and circus performer Moira Orfei walks towards the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, Italy, while a large group of men turn to look at her, Milan (Italy), 1954.
Police dogs and antiblack violence: Protest observer (Walter Gadsden, 17) in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, on 3 May 1963, being attacked by police dogs during a civil rights protest. (Bill Hudson/AP)
Knockout . . . Beatles legends pretended to be boxers in iconic snap. Muhammad Ali and the Beatles linked one day in 1964 to make history
Image: The Sun/ Getty Image
1932-RCA-Construction-Workers-on-Break: Archivists say 1932 snap ‘Lunch atop a Skyscraper’ was in fact a publicity stunt by the Rockefeller Center to promote the new skyscraper.
A young man and a woman enjoy swimming in flooded St. Mark’s Square in Venice, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. High tides have flooded Venice, leading Venetians and tourists to don high boots and use wooden walkways to cross St. Source: Yahoo.com
Image Credit: Sina English
Police officer Mike Brennan helps a distraught woman as ash and debris cover the area following the collapse of the North Tower.
The enduring photos show the dedicated first-responders and brave volunteers who are bringing thousands to safety.
How to swim.. Hungarian vintage photo.
Vintage Photos: Lewis Hine – Tenement Workers High up on the top floor of a rickety tenement, this mother and her two children were living in a tiny one room, and were finishing garments, New York, 1912