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

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 16 Dec 2015   / 4419 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   / 4627 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   / 6589 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   / 4682 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   / 4524 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

A Fascinating View of NYC in the 1980s (40 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 4 Sep 2015   / 5013 views

Thomas Hoepker is a German photographer who captured these candid pics of New York City in 1983.

 

A Fascinating View of NYC in the 1980s

One of the Most Extraordinary Airplanes Ever Built (18 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 26 Aug 2015   / 11067 views

Howard Hughes’s H-4 Hercules was a 136 ton aircraft with a wingspan of 98 meters and it is still one of the most outstanding planes ever made.

 

One of the Most Extraordinary Airplanes Ever Built

Rarely Seen Images of the Wacky Woodstock Festival (28 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 18 Aug 2015   / 5579 views

400,000 people flocked to a farm in Bethel New York on August 15, 1969 for what was to become a much talked about event in our recent history. Here are some revealing behind-the-scenes pics from the festival.

 

Rarely Seen Images of the Wacky Woodstock Festival
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