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6th October '16 0 578

Caviar Fishing On The Caspian Sea (1949)

In 1949 Russian cinematographer and photographer Vladislav Mikosha (1909-2004) spent a day with fishermen looking for beluga sturgeon laden with black caviar roe in the Caspian Sea...

5th October '16 0 859

Wonderful Kodachromes of 1950s Utah by Max Gene Leonard

I was born in Peerless, a small mining town in Carbon County, Utah on December 21, 1922. I was the seventh of nine children born to Zoe Ellen (Powell) and Leopold Leonard.

3rd October '16 1 909

The Farm Hall Transcripts: German Nuclear Scientists Weep For Hiroshima And Regret Not Annihilating London (1945)

HAHN was completely shattered by the news and said that he felt personally responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people, as it was his original discovery which had made the bomb possible.

3rd October '16 0 1961

The Joy Of People Knitting In The 20th Century

Excuse me a moment,' murmured Mr Saxby, applying himself to the sock again. 'I'm just turning the heel. Do you knit?'

1st October '16 3 11436

Photographs of Anti-Fascist French Youth Camps, By Pierre Jamet (1930s)

M. Jamet's work captures the essence of life between the 20th Century's two World Wars....

26th September '16 0 965

Peter Sellers Covers The Beatles And The Bard In 6 Accents (With Apologies To Laurence Olivier, The Irish And Shakespeare)

Peter Sellers, the comic actor who gave flesh and 'berms' to Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther films, covered The Beatles’ A Hard Day’s Night, She Loves You and Help!.

26th September '16 0 897

Vladimir Nabokov Browses Lolita Covers With Dr Freud

Interviewer: “Mr Nabokov, would you tell us why it is that you detest Dr. Freud?”

25th September '16 0 1784

Polaroids Of Snogging At A 1960s Make Out Party

Photographer and all-round vintage guru Lauren Leja has sent in this great album of Polaroids. Dubbed 'Make Out Party!', this is the entire set. They are tiny (2.5"x3.5"). ..

23rd September '16 0 1437

Andrei Tarkovsky's Sublime Polaroids‎ (And Free Films)

Andrei Tarkovsky's Polaroids‎ (1979 - 1984) show us dreamy visions of his native Russia, featuring his family, his dog, his home and his garden.

22nd September '16 0 670

Play-Doh Faces: Mesmerising Portraits In The Meatyard Mold

In Photographs, Portuguese photographer Tomba Lobos merges Play-Doh and human faces to creates pictures that give a modern twist on Ralph Eugene Meatyard's masks.