retro structure
abstract history and sometimes more to remember...
retro structure
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publicdomainreview:

These photographs of ‘spirits’ are taken from an album of photographs unearthed in a Lancashire second-hand and antiquarian bookshop by one of the National Media Museum’s curators. They were taken by a controversial medium called William Hope (1863-1933).

Learn and see more here HERE.
publicdomainreview:

These photographs of ‘spirits’ are taken from an album of photographs unearthed in a Lancashire second-hand and antiquarian bookshop by one of the National Media Museum’s curators. They were taken by a controversial medium called William Hope (1863-1933).

Learn and see more here HERE.
publicdomainreview:

These photographs of ‘spirits’ are taken from an album of photographs unearthed in a Lancashire second-hand and antiquarian bookshop by one of the National Media Museum’s curators. They were taken by a controversial medium called William Hope (1863-1933).

Learn and see more here HERE.
publicdomainreview:

These photographs of ‘spirits’ are taken from an album of photographs unearthed in a Lancashire second-hand and antiquarian bookshop by one of the National Media Museum’s curators. They were taken by a controversial medium called William Hope (1863-1933).

Learn and see more here HERE.
publicdomainreview:

These photographs of ‘spirits’ are taken from an album of photographs unearthed in a Lancashire second-hand and antiquarian bookshop by one of the National Media Museum’s curators. They were taken by a controversial medium called William Hope (1863-1933).

Learn and see more here HERE.
publicdomainreview:

These photographs of ‘spirits’ are taken from an album of photographs unearthed in a Lancashire second-hand and antiquarian bookshop by one of the National Media Museum’s curators. They were taken by a controversial medium called William Hope (1863-1933).

Learn and see more here HERE.
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publicdomainreview:

An Emily Dickinson poem likening hope to a house, scribbled down on an envelope in the shape of a house. See more of the wonderful collection of Dickinson manuscripts, and read Mike Kelly’s essay on the collection, HERE.
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publicdomainreview:

The world’s first ever “selfie”, taken in 1839. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/I36YQz
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publicdomainreview:

The Serbian American inventor , and original “mad scientist”, Nikola Tesla sitting in his laboratory in Colorado Springs in December 1899. This image is in fact a piece of trick photography created by a double exposure. The electrical bolts were photographed in a darkened room, then the photographic plate was exposed a second time with the equipment off and Tesla sitting in the chair.Tesla is just one of many whose works will enter the public domain next year in countries with a ‘life plus 70 year” copyright term. Check out our top pick of the bunch, including Sergei Rachmaninoff and Beatrix Potter, here: http://bit.ly/19eSiYw
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Animated GIF created by Bill Domonkos.
Photo: Sister Alice Smith, hands extended – Kravitt, Samuel, 1913-2000, photographer – Source: Library of Congress. Ostrich, Eadweard Muybridge – Source: Wikimedia Commons Glass Tesseract – Source: Wikimedia Commons
See more in our Animated GIFs Collection.
 
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publicdomainreview:

A butterfly’s tongue magnified to a factor of 50. One of a series of stunning photomicrographs from 1904 featured in the book Nature through Microscope and Camera. See highlights here: http://bit.ly/1p0AROk
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back-then:

Young artist falls asleep with mask of Marlene Dietrich on her lap, 1950.
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thegildedcentury:

Life, August 21, 1944
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thegildedcentury:

Life, August 21, 1944
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thegildedcentury:

Life, August 28, 1944
Jap father, mother and four children huddle on rocks at Marpi Point, pondering whether to surrender or slip into sea and drown as many others had done.