Slovakia, officially the Slovak Republic, is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is bordered by Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, Hungary to the south, Austria to the southwest, and the Czech Republic to the northwest. Slovakia’s mostly mountainous territory spans about 49,000 square kilometres (19,000 sq mi), with a population ofContinue reading “50 Vintage Photos Showing Life in Slovakia in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries”
Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States and the county seat of Allegheny County. A population of 302,971 residents lives within the city limits as of the 2020 US Census, making it the 68th-largest city in the U.S. and the second-most populous city in Pennsylvania, behind Philadelphia. The PittsburghContinue reading “63 Vintage Photographs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the 1900s & 1910s”
People in the Soviet Union loved beer, almost as much as vodka. They would drink it in the morning, while fishing, at the banya, and after a hard day’s work. It was always beer o’clock. Before the revolution, the Russian Empire produced different varieties of beers brewed according to Western standards: Venskoe (Viennese), Munchenskoe (Munich),Continue reading “22 Funny Vintage Russian Beer Advertisements From the Late 19th and Early 20th Century”
The first patented roller skate was introduced in 1760 by Belgian inventor John Joseph Merlin. His roller skate wasn’t much more than an ice skate with wheels where the blade goes. They were hard to steer and hard to stop because they didn’t have brakes and as such were not very popular. In 1863, JamesContinue reading “30 Interesting Vintage Photos of Roller Skating Girls From the Mid-20th Century”
These fascinating postcards show how men expressed romantic gestures with their lovers from between the 1900s and 1920s.
There are many ways to express ourselves, and these people wore some weird costumes to make more impressive.
Europe is a continent which is also recognised as part of Eurasia, located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere. It comprises the westernmost peninsulas of the continental landmass of Eurasia, it shares the continental landmass of Afro-Eurasia with both Asia and Africa, and is bordered by the Arctic Ocean toContinue reading “46 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Life in Europe in 1904 Volume 2”