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Images of the Day (VII)

Left: Extraordinary Head Dresses of the “Beautiful” Perchten. Photograph made by Karl Hintner in the Austrian Duchy of Salzburg.

Right: Equally Extraordinary Head Dresses of Certain New Guinea Tribes. 141 more words


Images of the Day (V)

P.T. Barnum’s Side Show

Annie Jones, The Bearded Lady

Annie Jones at Eight

Isaac Sprague

Annie Wood

The Invisible Lady

The Soldier Automaton

Unusual snapshot from a small boat of a steamer full of enthusiastic anglers from New York, trying their luck on the “banks” away outside of Sandy Hook… 180 more words



Continuing the vintage theme, a pot of scarlet geraniums brightens a zinc washtub…

Mum - A Cheap Model

Photographically speaking Rosa Emily Poole (neé Harris, 1924-2013) was a classic member of her generation.

“Snaps” (her word, not mine) were only taken when dressed in… 514 more words


Motor Cycles

Whilst I have not ridden a motor bike for many years now, they did form part of my early transport regime at another time, decades ago.   452 more words


Images of the Day (III)

A Chinese Funeral Horse Seen at a Funeral in Foo-Chow

Will It Work?

In France, recently marvelous cures in melancholia have been effected by a process of mental suggestion. 106 more words