Here is a beautiful collection of color vintage photos that shows Mallorca, the largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago, also a part of Spain located in the Mediterranean in the 1950s.
(Photos by Victor Pandolfi)
The Quarrymen are a British skiffle/rock and roll group, formed by John Lennon in Liverpool in 1956, which eventually evolved into the Beatles in 1960. Originally consisting of Lennon and several school friends, the Quarrymen took their name from a line in the school song of Quarry Bank High School, which they attended. Lennon startedContinue reading “42 Rare Vintage Photographs of The Quarrymen (aka The Beatles) From the Late 1950s”
Trains were one of the main and essential means of transportation in the early 20th century. Not only important for the military, transportation of goods, it was also popular for traveling. These interesting snapshots show what passengers on the trains in the early 20th century looked like.
Belgian painter Alfonse Van Besten (1865-1926) embraced technology, utilizing innovative color processes to transfer black and white photographs into vivid, at times lurid Autochromes. The tableaux of his Autochromes (a technology patented by the Lumière brothers in 1903 and the first color photographic process developed on an industrial scale) are often bucolic and romantic. HereContinue reading “25 Gorgeous Color Photos Taken by Alfonse Van Besten in the 1910s”
Salvador Dali is the most famous of the Surrealist artists. His ability to shock and entertain made his paintings popular to many people. Many of today’s artists have been inspired by Dali’s work. Salvador began drawing and painting while he was still young. He painted outdoor scenes such as sailboats and houses. He also paintedContinue reading “17 Interesting Portrait Photos of a Young Salvador Dali”