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Peru. Machu Picchu

Original album has a lot of personal pictures. We were so excited we got there so we took a ton of portraits with those breathtaking landscapes on background. 16 more words

Photography

Stunning Jewelry at Met Reflects Contemporary Art

The Met’s not only reinstalled its American Modernist wing on the first floor, but it’s given over the design gallery right inside the door to… 435 more words

Museums

August Instagram Favourite!

I mentioned this blogger numerous times on my blog and I cannot help myself, I am officially obsessed. This month Esteé, from EssieButton, and her boyfriend Aslan decided to take a trip around Scandinavia. 232 more words

‘Age of Affluence’ - Hull and East Riding c.1955-1970

 

 Asses the extent to which evidence from the Hull and East Riding Region supports characterisation of the period 1955-1970 as an ‘Age of Affluence’.

As the news of Germany’s unconditional surrender was broadcasted on German radio on 7 May 1945, the day before the official announcement. 2,342 more words

Politics

Boeing Vertol CH-46C Labrador Helicopter

On this date, August 27, 1959, the very first flight of the Boeing Vertol CH-46C helicopter (code-named Labrador) took place.

This helicopter is a twin-engine, tandem-rotor aircraft that was a variant of the Boeing… 137 more words

Heavier-Than-Air

Public History: Temple or Forum?

I am always leery of any efforts to wax nostalgically about the past or “the good times.” We all have great memories of past friendships, relationships, and moments of happiness, but those nostalgic moments often distort our understanding of the struggles and hardships people went through in the past while at the same time giving us a unhealthy sense of alarmed fear about contemporary society’s problems. 987 more words

History

Dippy the Diplodocus

This dinosaur cast in the stunning central atrium at the British Natural History Museum was donated in 1905 by the Scottish born millionaire Andrew C. Carnegie… © roger minick 2014

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