Unbelievable Creepy Hyper Realistic Creatures By Laira Maganuco

Laira Maganuco is able to stimulate the nature, refining her own style that finds a place in the hyperrealism and surrealism world. Continue reading »

Horrible Distorted Portraits Of Celebrities As You’ve Never Seen Them

1950s, Queen Elizabeth II

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Photographs for “Distortions” series, a project that resulted in experimental portraits of celebrities and political figures. Continue reading »

Child Labor In America: Horrible Photographs That Show Boys At Coal And Zinc Mines From A Century Ago

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A trapper boy, one mile inside Turkey Knob Mine in Macdonald, West Virginia, 1908.

After the Civil War, the availability of natural resources, new inventions, and a receptive market combined to fuel an industrial boom. The demand for labor grew, and in the late 19th and early 20th centuries many children were drawn into the labor force. Factory wages were so low that children often had to work to help support their families. The number of children under the age of 15 who worked in industrial jobs for wages climbed from 1.5 million in 1890 to 2 million in 1910. Continue reading »