Tag: History

The True Faces of America: Rare 100 Year-Old Portraits Of New York Immigrants
10 Feb

The True Faces of America: Rare 100 Year-Old Portraits Of New York Immigrants

Homepage featured Illustration Photography Augustus Francis Sherman different cultures 10th of February 2017

America is an unprecedented melting pot of different cultures, and its diversity has truly helped to solidify its place as the most powerful country in the world. 100 years ago, immigrants from all over the world with all imaginable cultural backgrounds came to plant the seed of an American dream in Ellis Island, New York, beginning a story of new life that is still unfolding today.

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Rare 1900s Photos Capture How Native Americans Lived 100 Years Ago
05 Jan

Rare 1900s Photos Capture How Native Americans Lived 100 Years Ago

History Homepage featured Edward Curtis Edward Curtis photography Edward Curtis photos 5th of January 2017

Native American culture is rich with magical customs and captures the spirit of living free, but during the 20th century it was quickly vanishing. Because of this, Edward Sheriff Curtis dedicated decades of his life to capturing and recording the lifestyle of indigenous tribes in North America and his extensive work includes some of the most captivating photos from that era.

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Close-Ups Of Michelangelo’s David Will Make You Appreciate It Even More
29 Nov

Close-Ups Of Michelangelo’s David Will Make You Appreciate It Even More

Art History Homepage featured Sculpting full-page 29th of November 2016

Few sculptures are as famous as Michelangelo's David, and if you've ever seen it you'll understand why. The masterpiece of the Renaissance period was completed in 1504, when Michelangelo was just 29 years old, and today over 8 million people per year visit the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence so they can marvel at the iconic marble statue.

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Rare 100-Year-Old Colorized Portraits Of New York Immigrants Reveal Their Incredible Clothing
04 Oct

Rare 100-Year-Old Colorized Portraits Of New York Immigrants Reveal Their Incredible Clothing

Homepage featured Illustration Photography Augustus Francis Sherman different cultures 4th of October 2016

If you're thinking that New York is an unprecedented melting pot of different cultures, you should've seen it a hundred years ago. It's when immigrants from all over the world with all imaginable cultural backgrounds came to plant that seed of an American dream in Ellis Island, New York. But wait, actually... You don't have to imagine it, just follow us and we'll take you there.

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Abandoned Orient Express Train Reminds Us Of The Luxury Travel Of The Past
09 Aug

Abandoned Orient Express Train Reminds Us Of The Luxury Travel Of The Past

History Homepage featured Photography abandoned train Belgium abandoned train 9th of August 2016

Grand Orient Express - a train that defined luxury back in 1883 when it was launched. There are only a couple of these beauties left in the world. One, for example, was repurposed into hotel suites in Venice-Simplon Orient Express. The other, the one you'll see in the pictures below, stands dormant in Belgium, untouched from its last trip in December of 2009.

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20+ Rare Historic Photos That You Probably Haven’t Seen Before
28 Jul

20+ Rare Historic Photos That You Probably Haven’t Seen Before

History Homepage featured Photography full-page historic moments 28th of July 2016

Usually, when you read a history article or story, it's mostly just dry facts and your imagination. But a photo gives something a bit different... It shows you how something actually looked, letting you understand the historical moment more intimately. Whether it would be a historical landmark, a famous person or random photo of the past - they all have fascinating stories behind them, and we're just about to show you.

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15 Of The Most Beautiful Women Of 1900s Edwardian Era
18 Jul

15 Of The Most Beautiful Women Of 1900s Edwardian Era

History Homepage featured beautiful women Edwardian beauties Edwardian era 18th of July 2016

The Edwardian era is known for beautiful and talented women. As beauty standards change by the decade, at that point pale skin was still in, but blonde hair was out. So as you could imagine, the Edwardian beauty was a brunette with a pale complexion. Not so much the standard these days, huh? But hey, who says you need to go by the standards to be beautiful.

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