1912 dress

Queen Maud's Dress - 1913 - Victoria and Albert Museum - Watsonette This "Queen Maud" was Princess of Wales, until she married Prince Carl of Denmark. He was crowned King Haakon VII of Denmark and she became Queen Maud.

This armor is just spectacular...

This might be my favorite picture of him. Everything looks so right. The beard, the hair, the armor. Henry Cavill as Charles Brandon

Eugene Jacques Bullard (9 October 1894 – 12 October 1961) was one of the only two black military pilots in World War I and warded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honor.

Eugene Jacques Bullard October 1894 – 12 October was the first African-American military pilot, and one of the only two Black military pilots in World War I. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honor.

Street gramophone player. London, 1920.

thru-the-tulips: “ A street gramophone in London. ” - thru-the-tulips: A street gramophone in

In co-operation with the cathedral of Uppsala, Sweden, Durán Textiles have produced a hand printed design based on the woven silk of the famous golden gown of Queen Margareta.

The Golden Gown of Queen Margareta (reproduction), Swedish, c. The original gown is the only female medieval gala dress preserved above earth in Europe.

Creepy Photographs Inside Asylums Throughout History- 1870s Asylum in Michigan

31 Haunting Photos From Old Mental Asylums

Worried about sending your kids to camp? Well at least you didn't post them there!

1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a

In 1901, the White Pigeon, Michigan, area saw a head-on steam engine collision on New York Central Line that left one person dead, four hurt and one engine atop the other.

1901 Steam Engine Collision in Michigan – one engine atop the other: In the White Pigeon, Michigan, area saw a head-on steam engine collision on New York Central Line that left one person dead, four hurt and one engine atop the other.

Pictures of everyday folk going about their business...

Sweeps, nomads, quacks and crawlers: The exotic down and outs of Victorian London captured on camera in the 1870s

"Street Life in London" by John Thomson An Old Clothes Shop, St Giles - “As a rule, secondhand clothes shops are far from distinguished in their cleanliness, and are often the fruitful medium for the propagation of fever, smallpox &c.

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