Funny Vintage Photos Show How to Lace One’s Corsets with a Foot in the Back, 1910s

These vintage pictures show that long-lasting tradition of lacing one’s corsets with a foot in the back. Since so many corset wearers have bad backs, this is hardly recommended! H/T

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Old Photos of Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics. For this achievement, Einstein is often regarded...

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Vintage Photos of The Iranian Shah and His 84 Wives

In 1842 the 11 year-old heir to the Persian throne received a camera from Queen Victoria of England. The young heir fell in love with the magical contraption. One of Shah Qajar’s many passions was photography. In the following...

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24 Photos Show Canadian Cowboys from 1883 to 1926

Southern Alberta was, and still is, a ranching country, with millions of acres of grasslands providing pasture for hungry cattle. Many ranches were established in the province beginning in the 1880s, and cowboys were hired...

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The Mary Celeste Disappearance, 1872

On November 7, 1872, Captain Briggs, together with his crew of seven, his wife and their 2-year-old daughter, commandeered the Mary Celeste from New York en route to Genoa, Italy. They were to deliver 1,701 barrels of commercial...


These Photos From The 1900s Capture How Native Americans Lived 100 Years Ago

During the 20th century Native American Indian 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...

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Incredible Vintage Photos From The Old West That Capture A Slice Of Pioneer Life

Having left behind the cities and towns they knew and making due in harsh conditions, the settlers of the Old West made history by creating new communities. It’s truly amazing that in a time of such change that photographers...

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24 Vintage Photos Of Alaska As You’ve Never Seen It Before

We often see picturesque photos of Alaska, but we rarely see old photos that show what it was like when the region was being settled. So, here are some incredible images from the late 1800s onwards showing Alaskan settlers...


19 Incredible Colorized Photos of Victorian Women From 1850s to 1890s

Women in Victorian era usually worn unique gowns, so colorization is the best way to help us visualize a part of their colors. Here is a stunning collection of colorized photos that shows Victorian famous women in their gowns...


150-Year-Old Ship Uncovered by Boston Construction Workers

In May 2016, a Boston building site came to a dramatic standstill, when construction workers uncovered something amazing. It was an artifact so astonishing and rare, that it set the city alight with excitement. Photo: bostonarchaeo...

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