37 Tintypes Showing Teenage Boys From the Mid-Late 19th Century

A tintype, also known as a melainotype or ferrotype, is a photograph made by creating a direct positive on a thin sheet of metal coated with a dark lacquer or enamel and used as the support for the photographic emulsion. Tintypes enjoyed their widest use during the 1860s and 1870s, but lesser use of theContinue reading “37 Tintypes Showing Teenage Boys From the Mid-Late 19th Century”

22 Rare Color Photographs Showing Life in the Lodz Ghetto From 1940-1944

The Lodz Ghetto was the second-largest ghetto (after the Warsaw Ghetto) established for Jews and Roma in German-occupied Poland. Situated in the city of Lodz and originally intended as a temporary gathering point for Jews, the ghetto was transformed into a major industrial centre, providing much needed supplies for Nazi Germany and especially for theContinue reading “22 Rare Color Photographs Showing Life in the Lodz Ghetto From 1940-1944”

20 of the Coolest Vintage Surf Wagons

Everyone loves vintage American cars from the 1950s and ’60s. It was a time when wheel arches were low-slung, headlights popped like frog’s eyes and chrome was splashed around as if it was going out of fashion. In a sense it was – cars certainly aren’t built that way any more. But that just makesContinue reading “20 of the Coolest Vintage Surf Wagons”

62 Vintage Photos of Behind-the Scenes of ‘Something’s Got to Give’ – The Last Unfinished Movie of Marilyn Monroe, 1962

Something’s Got to Give is an unfinished 1962 American feature film, directed by George Cukor for Twentieth Century-Fox and starring Marilyn Monroe, Dean Martin and Cyd Charisse. A remake of My Favorite Wife (1940), a screwball comedy starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne, it was Monroe’s last work; from the beginning its production was disruptedContinue reading “62 Vintage Photos of Behind-the Scenes of ‘Something’s Got to Give’ – The Last Unfinished Movie of Marilyn Monroe, 1962”