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Textile Tidbits: Historical Photographs from Thomas Murray's Collection

Today’s Textile Tidbit is re-sharing a link to some fantastic photographs that Pamela, OATG’s website manager, recently shared on her Tribal Textiles forum. US-based textile dealer and HALI editor, Thomas Murray, has made available several hundred (or possibly thousand?) historical photographs, mostly of southeast Asian textiles, on his website. 67 more words

Southeast Asia

Longest Reigning Monarchs in United Kingdom

  1. Queen Elizabeth II  :   February  6, 1952 – Present.                                                     (63 years 356 days –  on January 28, 2016).
  2. Queen Victoria  :   June  20, 1837 – January  22, 1901.                                                  
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Historical Photographs

Badshahi Mosque in Victorian Era, 1864

Badshahi Mosqu in Victorian Era, 1864

The Badshahi Mosque, built by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1674, was until recently the largest in the world. Next to it is the tomb of Maharajah Ranjit Singh. 85 more words

Historical Photographs

Welcome the Camden Public Library to the Flickr Commons!

The Walsh History Center at the Camden Public Library is located on the central coast in Maine, in the United States. The Camden Library has a vast collection of historical photos and documents and its goal is to care for this material of historical significance for the residents of Camden and Rockport, and to make its collections available to the public through exhibitions and digital representations, including here on Flickr. 68 more words


Are these unique historical photographs?

Are these unique historical photographs?

Among the multitudes of photos of the past, there are some that show the history from a different perspective.

The best of theses images can help you to imagine better than any book or movie what it was really like to live through that moment, now lost forever. 245 more words


50 years ago in Olhão

I recently mentioned that we had come across in Dr Frederic P. Marjay’s ‘Algarve some lovely photographs of Olhão in the late 1950’s/early 1960’s. Well here they are. 132 more words


Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky

Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky was a chemist and photographer born in Russia in 1863. He managed to produce colour photographs and travelled around Russia, documenting the lives of the residents and country from 1907 to around 1915.   88 more words