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Some Things Never Change (47 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 18 Mar 2016   / 5489 views

Beachside Bathing Machines During Victorian Era (8 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 27 Feb 2016   / 2822 views

These bathing machines were very popular in England at 18th and 19th centuries. They allowed people to change out of their usual clothes into swimwear and were directly lowered into the water. This was part of a beach etiquette and served especially for women not to be seen by men in ‘improper clothing.’ Because in those days, many beaches of Europe were gender-segregated with women required to wear shapeless bathing suits to preserve a sense of modesty.

 

Beachside Bathing Machines During Victorian Era

The USA Back In The 50s (77 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 24 Feb 2016   / 4804 views

So many years have gone by since that time and today the life in America is completely different. But it is always interesting to look at such photos that remind us of simpler times.

 

The USA Back In The 50s

Astounding Photos Of Days Long Passed (40 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 18 Feb 2016   / 5840 views

Great moments in history captured in these amazing pictures from back then.

 

Astounding Photos Of Days Long Passed

Nostalgic Look at New York City in The 80s (28 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 30 Jan 2016   / 4330 views

Berkeley based photographer Janet Delaney made a great collection of photos of New York City back in the 1980s. Take a look.

 

Nostalgic Look at New York City in The 80s

A Revealing Look at Life in Afghanistan Before the Taliban Took Over (60 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 20 Jan 2016   / 7520 views

These pictures were taken by an American university professor Dr. Bill Podlich in 1967 and show a very different Afghanistan to the one we see today.

 

A Revealing Look at Life in Afghanistan Before the Taliban Took Over

These Old Creepy Circus Photos Are No Laughing Matter (20 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 5 Jan 2016   / 5920 views

The circus is supposed to be a fun event where clowns and other performers make people laugh and smile. But these vintage photos of an old circus look more like something you would see in a horror movie.

 

These Old Creepy Circus Photos Are No Laughing Matter

Stunning Colour Photos of Paris That are Over a Century Old (55 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 16 Dec 2015   / 4358 views

French banker, Albert Khan wanted to see more colour photos of the world so in 1909 he sent four photographers (Leon Gimpel, Stephane Passet, Georges Chevalier, and Auguste Leon) to take pics and they ended up in Paris and took these beautiful images.

 

Stunning Colour Photos of Paris That are Over a Century Old

Revealing Candid Snaps of Hooverville During the Great Depression (26 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 23 Oct 2015   / 4600 views

These villages in America were constructed on vacant lots and made from wood and metal. They were named “Hoovervilles” after President Hoover and were quite common until 1940. Here are some pics taken in New York Central Park around this time.

 

Revealing Candid Snaps of Hooverville During the Great Depression

French Artist Imagines the Year 2000 in Fun and Magical Illustrations (37 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 17 Oct 2015   / 6541 views

French artist, Jean-Marc Côté created these inspired renderings in 1901, which depicted his view of life in the year 2000.

 

French Artist Imagines the Year 2000 in Fun and Magical Illustrations

A Revealing Glance into What a First Class Cabin Really Looked Like in the 50s (10 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 7 Oct 2015   / 4659 views

Back in the day, if you booked a first class airplane ticket you definitely got your money’s worth!

 

A Revealing Glance into What a First Class Cabin Really Looked Like in the 50s

Cartoon Illustrators Try to Draw Characters with Their Eyes Closed (10 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 22 Sep 2015   / 4497 views

In 1947 LIFE magazine challenged comic artists to draw characters with closed eyes and these were their attempts.

 

Cartoon Illustrators Try to Draw Characters with Their Eyes Closed
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