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Family Bicycle... circa 1910. ☀

soviet-champagne: “FREE BORSHT”In Celebration Of…STALIN’S DEATH  well

Lady Francis Norman rides an autoped

13 Things I Found on the Internet Today (Vol. LXX)

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Lady Florence Norman, a suffragette, on her motor-scooter in 1916, travelling to work at offices in London where she was a supervisor. The scooter was a birthday present from her husband, the journalist and Liberal politician Sir Henry Norman.

Women war workers - in pictures

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pikorama: Ferenc Berko, Denture Shop, Rawalpindi, India. from: retronaut.com

weirdvintage: A piglet which is being treated by the PDSA (People’s Dispensary for Animals) in Ilford with a sun ray lamp, to cure a skin ailment, 1938 (via)

Man at the beach fined for not wearing decent clothes. Netherlands, Heemskerk, 1931.

Expert leggers Daniel Jinks and Ernest Wood. The two men demonstrate the process of 'legging' through Barnton Tunnel on the Trent and Mersey Canal. Early canal tunnels had no tow-paths, so to propel the boat through the tunnel two people had to lay on their backs on the boat, and push the boat along using their feet on wall of the tunnel. The Barnton Tunnel was over 500 yards long.

|| Ethel King colouring a specimen of a Queensland grouper, 1926.

“A member of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition plays the bagpipe for an indifferent penguin, 1904.”