Tag: retronaut

  • Straight from the Retronaut: WTF 11

    written by hannah_brown on 2012-05-08
    Straight from the Retronaut: WTF 11

    Retronaut is a website dedicated to archiving weird, wonderful, and historic photographs from the last 200 years. Included in this vast collection are the photos of London from 1913, raunchy fashion shoots from the 1920’s, futuristic designs from 1962, and everything you could possibly imagine in between. This week, we dug through the archives and found Retronautic WTF 11. Expect the unexpected!!

  • Can You Dance in A Nightgown?

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-03-21 #videos
    Can You Dance in A Nightgown?

    We've got a beautiful collection of photos from the latter part of the 19th century for you to be entertained by. After all, they are of entertainers of the era! Also, witness how serious and actor-like they are as opposed to the distinct roles today's various entertainers, from exotic dancer to movie actor, have!

  • Black Cats and Girdles Make for Amazing Photos

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-03-15
    Black Cats and Girdles Make for Amazing Photos

    These photos of prostitutes in New Orleans in the early 1900s are the famous works of American photographer E. J. Bellocq. Mysterious and haunting, the Storyville photos have inspired countless films, poems and novels. You'll be transfixed by the black and whites after the jump.

  • Straight from the Retronaut: Black Cat Auditions in Hollywood from 1961

    written by hannah_brown on 2012-05-09
    Straight from the Retronaut: Black Cat Auditions in Hollywood from 1961

    Retronaut is a website dedicated to archiving weird, wonderful and historic photographs from the last 200 years. Amongst this vast collection you can expect to see photos of London from 1913, raunchy fashion shoots from the 1920’s, futuristic designs from 1962 and everything you could possibly imagine in between. This week we have dug through the archives and found some rather cute black cat auditions in Hollywood from 1961.