14 Vintage Photos of a Young Frida Kahlo Taken by Her Father From the 1910s

Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón (6 July 1907 – 13 July 1954) was a Mexican painter known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico. Inspired by the country’s popular culture, she employed a naïve folk art style to explore questions of identity, postcolonialism, gender, class, andContinue reading “14 Vintage Photos of a Young Frida Kahlo Taken by Her Father From the 1910s”

74 Vintage Photographs of Bristol, England During World War Two

Bristol is a city and county in South West England. The district has the 10th-largest population in England. The city borders North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, with the cities of Bath and Gloucester to the south-east and north-east, respectively. Bristol was heavily damaged by Luftwaffe raids during World War II; about 1,300 people living orContinue reading “74 Vintage Photographs of Bristol, England During World War Two”

40 Stunning Photographs of Beautiful Wedding Gowns in the 1930s

The 1930s style wedding dresses inspired by the era of Old Hollywood movie star glamour. From sleek silky satin gowns, long beaded dresses to backless bias cut gowns in white, ivory, jewel tones or pastels, and even more especially the long and big bridal gowns. Take a look at these pictures to see beautiful bridesContinue reading “40 Stunning Photographs of Beautiful Wedding Gowns in the 1930s”

28 Fantastic Vintage Photos Showing Daily Life of Female Students From Between the 1920s and 1950s

Coinciding with the beginnings of the first wave of feminism in the 19th century came the attempt by women to gain equal rights to education in the United States. Women’s rights organizations focused on adjusting and increasing women’s place in the public arena by arguing that the only fundamental differences between women and men wereContinue reading “28 Fantastic Vintage Photos Showing Daily Life of Female Students From Between the 1920s and 1950s”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 10

The 1930s (pronounced “nineteen-thirties” and commonly abbreviated as “the 30s”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1930, and ended on December 31, 1939. The decade was defined by a global economic and political crisis that culminated in the Second World War. It saw the collapse of the international financial system, beginning with theContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 10”

18 Beautiful Photos of Lady Iris Mountbatten From Between the 1930s and 1950s

Born 1920 in Kensington Palace, London, Lady Iris Mountbatten was the only child of Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke, eldest of three sons and one daughter of Princess Beatrice and Prince Henry of Battenberg, and a member of the Battenberg/Mountbatten family. She was a great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria. Lady Iris attended a variety ofContinue reading “18 Beautiful Photos of Lady Iris Mountbatten From Between the 1930s and 1950s”

50 Amazing Photos of the World in the 1920s and 1930s Through Martin Munkacsi’s Lens

In his day, the Hungarian Martin Munkacsi (1896–1963) was one of the most famous photographers in the world. His dynamic photographs of sports, entertainers, politics, and street life in Germany and Hungary from the late 1920s and 1930s, were taken in a new, freewheeling style that captured the speed and movement of the modern era.Continue reading “50 Amazing Photos of the World in the 1920s and 1930s Through Martin Munkacsi’s Lens”

25 Amazing Photos Show the Comfortable Interior of the Blue Train in South Africa From Between the 1920s and 1950s

Found in 1923 to take passengers from Johannesburg to the ships departing from Cape Town to England. The Blue Train was introduced luxury features such as a dining saloon in 1933 and air-conditioned carriages in 1939 and has become one of the most luxurious train journeys in the world. The Blue Train boasts butler service,Continue reading “25 Amazing Photos Show the Comfortable Interior of the Blue Train in South Africa From Between the 1920s and 1950s”

25 Gorgeous Vintage Photographs of Ballet Dancers From Between the 1910s and 1950s

Ballet originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th century. Noblemen and women were treated to lavish events, especially wedding celebrations, where dancing and music created an elaborate spectacle. In the late 17th century Louis XIV founded the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opera) within which emerged the first professional theatrical ballet company,Continue reading “25 Gorgeous Vintage Photographs of Ballet Dancers From Between the 1910s and 1950s”