Auto Polo (ca.1911)

Four photographs depicting dramatic scenes from an “auto polo” match, a version of polo played using cars rather than horses. The sport – thought to have been inven…more

The First Tour de France (1903)

The 2013 Tour de France marks the 100th of the event’s history, which began in 1903 (the competition was put on hold during the two world wars). Strangely, this ina…more

Remembrance of Teams Past

< p style=”text-align:justify”> With the end of the 2012 Olympics now in sight, we celebrate the world of amateur sport with some photographs of local teams fro…more

Kodak No.1 Circular Snapshots

Popular photography can properly be said to have started 120 years ago with the introduction of the Kodak camera, the invention of an American, George Eastman (1854…more

Field Columbian Museum (1894–1920)

Opened in 1894, the Field Columbian Museum was located in the Palace of Fine Arts building on the grounds of the World’s Columbian Exposition, and was made up of …more

Men in Wigs

From various sources via Wikimedia Commons Underlying Work: No known copyright restrictions | Digital Copy: See source Download: Right click on image or see source …more

Sign up for our newsletter!
The latest wonders from the site to your inbox.
Once every two weeks.

Privacy Policy | More info
You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on provided link in our emails.

ALSO FOLLOW US ON:

facebooktwitterpinterestinstagramtumblryoutuberss