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Amazing Hand-Colored Photographs of Old Japan

These amazing hand-colored photographs of old Japan give us a history lesson about what life was like in the late 1800's to early 1900's. As an isolationist country opening its doors to the outside world for the first time in more than 200 years, a truly astounding transformation took place and, as fate would have it, photography had just been invented. According to flickr user Yves Tennevin, the photographs are presumed to be taken by Adolfo Farsari, an Italian photographer who was based…

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Love Is In The Air: 35 Photos That Celebrate Love in All Its Forms

Teddy Bear hug - Love THIS PHOTO - (I do not personally agree with or endorse other photos on this site, but the link is embedded for those of you that wish to see all the photos)

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Working Class Life in the 1940s - Wash Day

Monday's Wash Day. I can still smell the scent of Daz fresh washing when I helped my mother pin it on the line with wooden clothes pegs. R McN