Tag: 1920s

  • Once Upon a Christmastime

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2011-12-15
    Once Upon a Christmastime

    Every country, town, and family who celebrates the Yuletide season have one or two photos that tell something interesting about Christmastime around a certain period. Let's take a look at some vintage Christmas photos and see how they compare with today's modern holiday scenes!

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  • Canton, Ohio: The (He)Art of it All!

    written by thesarahshow on 2009-07-04 #places
    Canton, Ohio: The (He)Art of it All!

    Nestled in the heart of North East Ohio, just 50 miles south of the Mistake on the Lake, is the little football town that could...Canton, Ohio.

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  • Exotic Scenes from Bali in Color

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-05-20
    Exotic Scenes from Bali in Color

    These images, said to be the first color photographs of Bali, Indonesia, were taken by National Geographic photographer Franklin Price Knott during a journey through Japan, China, the Philippines, Bali, and India back in 1927 at the age of 73.

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  • Dolly Dare

    written by neja on 2011-03-07 #places
    Dolly Dare

    Dolly Dare - a destination for fashion escapism. DOLLY DARE - DARE TO DREAM; DOLLY DARE - DARE TO BE DIFFERENT; DOLLY DARE - DARE TO BE DESIRED...If you want to try a true London look with the sense of both futurism and vintage, then Dolly Dare is your ultimate destination!

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  • Vintage Gallery: 1920s Beauties

    written by lomographymagazine on 2015-07-11
    Vintage Gallery: 1920s Beauties

    Vintage publicity photographs show not just trends but what people considered symbolic of beauty.

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  • 1929 Silent Film of Soviet Cities

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-02-28 #videos
    1929 Silent Film of Soviet Cities

    "Man with a Movie Camera" is an experimental, silent documentary film. It's experimental in that its director, Dziga Vertov, uses almost all the cinematic techniques in the book, ranging from double exposure to footage played backwards! It's a documentary as it shows urban life in various Soviet cities, and contains no actors! What a historical gem!

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  • Photographs of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from the 1920s

    written by chooolss on 2014-11-26
    Photographs of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from the 1920s

    On Thursday, the streets of Manhattan will once again be filled with much revelry as the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade takes place. With only a day left, let us look back at the history of this American tradition through these photographs taken during its early years.

  • Vintage Postcards Showing Romance of the 1920s

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-07-19
    Vintage Postcards Showing Romance of the 1920s

    While we postcards typically showcase beautiful spots and places of interest, back then, there were also postcards that depicted romance through photographs turned artworks. If you're not feeling the love tonight, you might just feel a little bit of it seeing some romantic postcards from the 1920s after the jump!

  • Early Color Footage Lets You Visit Edinburgh Zoo from the Late 1920s

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-06-20 #videos
    Early Color Footage Lets You Visit Edinburgh Zoo from the Late 1920s

    If you enjoyed tagging along with Claude Friese-Greene and touring the streets of London in the late 1920s, you can continue your journey around Britain with the British-born filmmaker. This time, one of his early color footages will take you to Edinburgh Zoo from the late 1920s.