Photos from the past – historical and daily life
Band of brothers
During the Cultural Revolution, tens of thousands of teachers, politicians and artists were tortured and killed by the Red Guards. Description from harunyahya.com.
Louis Armstrong on the stairs at MGM between takes on High Society,
Joe Strummer of The Clash, 1989 ©pic Richard Bellia
from Robot Cosmonaut
"Blind street vendor" NYC, 1949 Photo: Burt Glinn
Neil Armstrong and David Scott looking cool while their Gemini 8 Capsule is being recovered, 1966.
The unbroken seal on Tutankhamun's tomb 1922
The Beatles in their final concert on the roof of Apple Records, 1969.
Samuel Reshevsky, age 8, defeating several chess masters at once in France, 1920
from Historical Times
The hull of a Hughes Hercules, the largest flying boat ever built, owner of the largest wingspan of any aircraft that has ever flown under construction, 1945.
Aerial shot of Woodstock in 1969.
Size of the Donut Hole, 1948
Sean Connery, Mr. Universe competition, 1953.
Six-day racing in Paris, 1957, at Vel d'Hiver
from Be lake minded.
Carrie Fisher at a Rolling Stone magazine photo shoot. 1983
Nirvana, 1993. Photograph by Anton Corbijn.
A street scene in Belfast, 1978, taken by Chris Steele-Perkins