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Scenes of Carioca Life - 1910

Scenes from the Largo da Sé market, aka modern-day Praça Monte Castelo, in downtown Rio next to the Museu do Negro. Click the images below to enlarge. 40 more words


World War I Combat Artists – Andre Smith | The Unwritten Record

Among the many images drawn by Captain Andre Smith, several capture the American experience in Belleau Wood.  Belleau Wood is famous for exemplifying the courage, grit and determination of the Marine Corps which made up the 5th and 6th regiments of the 2nd Division.In early June 1918, the American 2nd Division joined with the French Army long the Marne River to drive the Germans out.  53 more words

20th Century

Catching up, 2/5/16

It’s time for another clearing-out of things I’ve read recently, so I can write at greater length about one or two in particular.

The Phantom Treasure… 317 more words


Hard Work In The Slums.

Another Spitalfield shot by Horace Warner in 1912 showing two children who quite possibly are siblings.


I'll Take Care Of You!

More Spitalfields children photographed by Horace Warner this time two siblings the elder lovingly embracing her young brother, children had to grow up far too young in these days with so many responsibilities on their shoulders.


Little Girl With Dirty Feet.

Horace Warner’s intimate portraits of London’s poorest children in 1912 Spitalfields, London.


By Horace Of Spitalfields.

Horace Warner photographed one of the Spitalfields children, Spitalfields in London, 1912, a series of photographs were taken to highlight the poverty in the area.