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History Lovers Club. Amazing Vintage Photos Of Portuguese Women From The Azores Islands In Their Tradition Hooded Capes. The Azorean hood (in Portuguese, ‘capote e capelo’) is a traditional Azorean garment worn up until the 1930s.

Amazing Vintage Photos Of Portuguese Women From The Azores Islands In Their Tradition Hooded Capes

A large cape that covered a woman’s figure, allowing only a glimpse of her face, the origin of the ‘capote-e-capelo’ is controversial. Some say that it came from Flanders and others state that it is an adaptation of mantles and cowls that were fashionable in Portugal in the 17th and 18th centuries. Regardless, for centuries the ‘capote-e-capelo’ was a typically Azorean woman’s garment used in Faial. h/t: (15) Pinterest. Alfius De Bux — Senia Gluck & Felicia Sorel in Theatre Magazine... One of the first dancers from the Imperial Russian Ballet to dance in Western Europe, Anna Pavlova has been awarded near-mythical status as the Prima Ballerina who brought ballet into the 21 Century.

Cut off from her native Russia by the First World War, Pavlova made London her permanent home until her death in 1931. This year marks the centenary of her ownership of Ivy House, the grand Hampstead residence which has since become the London Jewish Cultural Centre. In celebration of Pavlova’s contribution to ballet, a book of sumptuous images of the dancer has been published with accompanying editorial about her life, Anna Pavlova: Twentieth Century Ballerina by Jane Pritchard with Caroline Hamilton. Join Independent Minds For exclusive articles, events and an advertising-free read for just £5.99 €6.99 $9.99 a month Get the best of The Independent With an Independent Minds subscription for just £5.99 €6.99 $9.99 a month Without the ads – for just £5.99 €6.99 $9.99 a month. Picture preview: Anna Pavlova Twentieth Century Ballerina.

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Присоединяйтесь к Eggheado! Человек продолжает спорить с Творцом, пытаясь улучшить свойства живых организмов. Одним из способов является бионика. Первые попытки в этой области были предприняты еще великим Леонардо да Винчи, спроектировавшим крылья для поднятия человека в воздух. А вот современные ученые пытаются интегрировать электронику и наноматериалы живые растения. 26 Weird Vintage Photos from the Creepy Olden Days. Pin by Олеся Садекова on Mad in 2018. Man Buys 10.000 Undeveloped Negatives At a Local Auction and Discovers One of The Most Important Street Photographers of the Mid 20th Century. Imagine this : perhaps the most important street photographer of the twentieth century was a nanny who kept everything to herself.

Man Buys 10.000 Undeveloped Negatives At a Local Auction and Discovers One of The Most Important Street Photographers of the Mid 20th Century

Nobody had ever seen her work and she was a complete unknown until the time of her death. For decades Vivian’s work hid in the shadows until decades later (in 2007), historical hobbyist John Maloof bought a box full of never developed negatives at a local auction for $380. John began to develop the negatives and it didn’t take long before he realised that these were no ordinary street snapshots from the 50′s and 60′s — these pictures were a lot more then that. Maier’s work is particularly evocative for those who grew up in the 50′s and 60′s because she seemed to stare deep into the soul of the time and preserve the everyday experience of the people. How Beauty Procedures Looked In The 1930s-40s. What was it about inventors in the 20th century that made some of their inventions so weird?

How Beauty Procedures Looked In The 1930s-40s

Take just about anything you can think of, and someone probably invented a really weird version of it at some point in the 20th century. There have been tons of weird inventions in the past, but they even managed to make something like beauty products look weird and terrifying. Weird retro photos (30 pictures. Fotos: 150 años de amor entre mujeres. La historia del lesbianismo y el camino de quienes se han sentido atraídas por otras mujeres ha sido siempre difícil además de largo.

Fotos: 150 años de amor entre mujeres

En todas las culturas ancestrales del mundo se manifestó, de alguna forma, la tendencia sexual entre féminas. En Roma, por ejemplo, existían baños públicos para mujeres que, a pesar de estar casadas, deseaban mantener relaciones sexuales con otras féminas o satisfacer sus deseos lésbicos con esclavas felatoras. También existe constancia de bodas entre mujeres. Debido a que las mujeres han sido una minoría política en las culturas occidentales, la designación adicional como homosexuales produjo el desarrollo de una identidad subcultural entre las lesbianas. Así Berlín tenía una vibrante cultura homosexual en la década de 1920, existiendo incluso un himno, Das lila Lied, que las lesbianas también sentían como propio.

A continuación una selección de fotografías de un recorrido por 150 años de lesbianismo, publicadas en la comunidad online Autostraddle: Women taking photobooth ‘selfies’ from the 1900s to the 1970s (and beyond) Going to the photobooth at the local Woolworth’s was a special event, which meant getting dressed up, smoothing down hair, wearing those clothes kept for Jesus on a Sunday.

Women taking photobooth ‘selfies’ from the 1900s to the 1970s (and beyond)

This was a chance to show what you were truly like to a loved one, or a friend, or a distant relation, or maybe a blank official stamping your passport. The photobooth was a private place to show your public face, to be seen how you wanted the world to see you. Black and White Old Pictures of Pets. 30 Heartwarming Vintage Photographs of New York City ~ ThePhotomag. New York can rightly be called one of the most beautiful cities on earth.

30 Heartwarming Vintage Photographs of New York City ~ ThePhotomag

Every one of you would like to visit the busy city and especially for photographers it is not less than a paradise to take a dream shot. But our today’s post is not to show you the modernity of the New York City. In the post below you will find some of the most beautiful Vintage Photographs of New York City to honor the legacy of your dream city. Grand Central Terminal, New York City (1941) Painters on the Brooklyn Bridge (1914) Manhattan from Union Square (1942) Parachute Jump, Coney Island (1951) Weird Vintage Halloween Costumes. By Charlie Hintz on October 1, 2013 Long ago, before the glossy scourge of prepackaged superheros and princess costumes, Halloween brought ghouls and goblins into the night, terrorizing the neighborhood with their fiendish cackling and unholy demands for candy.

Weird Vintage Halloween Costumes

In volume one of the Cult of Weird vintage Halloween costume roundup we explore the bizarre intersection of Halloween and technology where cameras collided with a unique era of DIY costume making. This momentous occasion has given us a seemingly endless pool of strange, creepy and sometimes hilarious vintage Halloween costume photos to puzzle over on the internet. Have any weird vintage Halloween photos to share? Send them to: Untitled. Atlasobscura. Funny Vintage Photos and Photo Manipulations (30 pics)