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31st October '16 0 910

Victor Hugo’s Blotto Drawings In Coal, Dust And Blood (1848-1866)

When not writing hit like Les Misérables and photographing his life in exile on the British Channel Islands, Victor Hugo drew for pleasure.

31st October '16 2 1078

Burt Reynolds Hot Line: The Letters I Get.. And Write (1972)

"Hi, Burt Baby, One night of heaven! Oh Burt if I live to be a million I'll never forget last night. If I live to be a million nothing else will ever touch it...

29th October '16 0 1046

Death, Ghosts And Monsters: Utagawa Kuniyoshi's 19th Century Woodcuts

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, January 1, 1798 - April 14, 1861) created ukiyo-e woodblock prints in Japan's late Edo period.

28th October '16 0 1416

Halloween In Tacoma, Washington (1930 - 1968)

People of Tacoma, Washington celebrate Halloween in the mid-Century

28th October '16 0 803

'Darkness Will Appear on the Face of the Abyss': The Art of Alchemical Teachings (1500 - 1825)

The language of alchemy is encoded cryptic, symbolic, shadowy, secretive and dense.

18th October '16 1 1753

Colour Slides of London, October 1978

"I remember the man selling daffodils because he had a very loud, rough voice. His accent was like one of the characters in the TV show Steptoe and Sons. However, instead of scrap iron, he was selling these beautiful flowers..."

16th October '16 0 4015

Color Slides of New York City, April 1979

"I have never returned to New York so my view of the city is stuck in time like these photos"...

15th October '16 1 1316

Portraits From The Photo Booth Time Machine: West London In The 1980s

Myself and my friends were born and breed in suburban West London, writes Mark Charnock. In our mid teen years Greenford & Ealing Broadway stations were our link to hipper parts of London...

13th October '16 4 1814

Asylum: Inside The Ruins Of America's Vast Mental Hospitals

For more than half the nation's history, vast mental hospitals were a prominent feature of the American landscape. From the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth, more than 250 institutions for the insane were built throughout the United States...

9th October '16 0 4731

Mata Hari In Photos: The Ultimate Femme Fatale and Woman of Courage

Mata Hari lived dangerously. She would die courageously...