Historical Photos Of The 1918 Spanish Flu That Show What A Global Pandemic Looked Like In The 1910s

California, 1918. The 1918 Spanish flu killed up to 50 million people around the world and has been called “the mother of all pandemics”.
Historical Photos Of The 1918 Spanish Flu That Show What A Global Pandemic Looked Like In The 1910s

Between 1918 and 1919, an outbreak of influenza spread rapidly across the world, and killed more than 50 million—and possibly as many as 100 million—people within 15 months. Continue reading »

Fabulous Photos of Christmas Shopping In New York City, December 1910

Fabulous Photos of Christmas Shopping In New York City, December 1910

New York has always been famous for its shopping and especially Christmas shopping. It wasn’t much different in 1910 when most of these photos were taken for the George Bain Agency – one of America’s earliest news picture agencies. Continue reading »

The First Russian Color Photos, 1910s

The First Russian Color Photos, 1910s

What we know about Peter Ivanovich Vedenisov (1866-1937): graduated from the Moscow conservatory in 1888…. He was a professional pianist and often performed. Was interested in local history, meteorology and photography, could make color autochromes on the glass. 150 color sheet glasses of Peter Vedenisov made between 1909 and 1914 have been preserved till today. Continue reading »