Texas photographer Noel Kerns spotlights abandoned brothel in WWII 'Texas Division' military outpost
Inside this abandoned WWII-era brothel in downtown Brownwood, Texas, Kearns found floral-print curtains and pillow cases, old newspapers and empty bottles of "KnoxIt," believed to be a remedy for Gonorrhea at the time. Photo: Noel Kerns
Thirty years ago on my first of many visits to India, I saw a form of architecture entirely unknown to me. Called a “stepwell” (but known throughout India by many other names including “vav” and “baoli”). I was stunned after peering over a low stone wall to find the ground disappear beneath me.
I’ve Spent Years Searching For India’s Vanishing Subterranean Marvels