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Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

A funny and interesting collection of manipulated photography before photoshop

Nude Woman on Man’s Necktie, 1911
Man Daydreaming about Love, 1910s
Group of Thirteen Decapitated Soldiers, 1910

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The Rolling Stones’ 1966 Tour Programme

Here is a UK Stones’ tour programme from the autumn of 1966 when they went on the road to promote their Aftermath LP.

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Old Photos of David Bowie in The 1970s

When David Bowie burst onto the scene in the early ’70s in full Technicolor Ziggy Stardust Glitter Rocker Regalia– he forever changed the Rock ‘n’ Roll landscape, and revolutionized a new genre of pop star and multi media artist like no one before. His influence was felt and reflected in music, culture, dress and attitude. The doors of self-expression and exploration were thrown wide open– with musical and artistic avenues never before explored now becoming ripe, new territory for a young and hungry generation.

1972, USA — David Bowie, in his persona of Ziggy Stardust, sings during a concert in the United States. 1972. — Image by © Neal Preston/CORBIS
ca. 1973 — David Bowie in concert. Mick Ronson, in the back left with guitar, was a major collaborator till 1973. — Image by © Michael Ochs Archives/Corbis
David Bowie (Ziggy Stardust) — Image by © Mick Rock

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Color Photos of USA in 1973

Color photos of USA in 1973, all taken by photographer Erik Calonius.

A Man Attempts to Read A Newspaper in Downtown Washington, D.C. The Noise-Decibel Reading in Such Areas Is High Enough to Cause Changes in Heartbeat and Blood Pressure. 07/1972
Jet Roars over Bicycle Path near Washington’s Nation Airport. Noise-Decibel Level from Aircraft at This Altitude Can Cause Permanent Ear Damage. 11/1972
Surfing Along Malibu Beach, California. 10/1972

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Unhappy Portraits of Taxpayers in New York, 1944

Alfred Eisenstaedt’s candid shots of taxpayers, taken with a telephoto lens from around 40 feet away from his subjects at an Internal Revenue information center in 1944 New York, reaffirm the old adage that the more things change, the more they remain — for better or for worse — very much the same.

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Old Photos of Boys in Dress

Old Photos of Boys in Dress

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Brigitte Bardot in “Le Mépris”, 1963

Le Mépris is a 1963 film directed by Jean-Luc Godard, based on the Italian novel Il disprezzo [A Ghost at Noon] by Alberto Moravia. It stars Brigitte Bardot.

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Old Photos of Paris in 1920 by Pierre-Yves Petit

A collection of black & white photos of Paris in 1920, all taken by Pierre-Yves Petit.

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Funny Vintage Trick and Manipulated Photos

A small collection of vintage trick and manipulated photos

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Photographs of Women in The World War II

This selection of photographs from the Records of the Women’s Bureau contains images depicting women and their contributions to the war effort during World War II. The photographs show women for the first time on a mass scale and from every social and economical background preforming jobs that have been traditionally considered as men’s work.

Kellogg Company. Women Inspecting Filled Boxes of Cereal Before Boxes Go to Sealer, 08/22/1934

Chippers in a Shipyard [Shipbuilding. Three Women Working], 1942

Safety Garb for Women Workers, ca. 1943

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Old Photos of Women Boxing

Old funny photos of women boxing

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Vintage Healthy Cigarette Ads

Back in the day, smoking actually prolonged life.

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The Hidden Parent

A collection of funny vintage portraits of children without their parents.

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Creepy Victorian Era Photographs

Photographers in the late 1800s had a macabre sense of humour, as seen in this series of trick pictures dating back to the Victorian Age.

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Rare Color Photos of “I Love Lucy”

I Love Lucy is an American television sitcom starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley. The black-and-white series originally ran from October 15, 1951, to May 6, 1957, on the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS). After the series ended in 1957, however, a modified version continued for three more seasons with 13 one-hour specials, running from 1957 to 1960, known first as The Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Show and later in reruns as The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour.

These color publicity photos and behind the scene shots from the iconic black & white TV series will blow your mind.

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