A selection of interesting photographs from the past. Not only ours, and not only close.
Princess Stephanie of Monaco water skiing. 1985
Waitresses at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany. 1928
Royal Portuguese Reading Room, Rio de Janeiro, Opened to the public in 1883
Chicago Cubs team with mascot, Chicago, Illinois, 1908
Last photo of Charlie Chaplin accompanied by his wife Una on a walk along the shores of Lake Leman in Vevey, Switzerland, October 1977
Una O’Neill was 36 years younger than her husband. Despite the big age difference, Charlie Chaplin and Una O’Neill lived together for 34 years and were happy together until old age.
The Baltic Fleet at sea in the spring of 1915 on maneuvers.
In the foreground, the 2nd brigade of battleships under the flag of Vice Admiral Ludwig Kerber – the battleships “Tsesarevich”, “Slava”, “Andrew the First-Called” and “Emperor Paul I”
Watch seller, Italy, 1963. Photographer Kees Scherer
An almost empty classroom after white students refused to attend a school that had recently desegregated based on skin color, New York City, 1964
Women’s detachment of the Red Army, used against the army of General Denikin, 1919
Volzhanka, 1962. Photo by S. Friedland
1972 Raleigh Chopper advertisement
Concept car at Autorama in Detroit, Michigan, USA, January 10, 1964
Home economics lesson in a Soviet school. 1980s
Transportation of luggage on a bull by a Russian peasant. Yakutia (Sakha), Olekminsk, second half of the 19th century
People walk through downtown Pittsburgh at the corner of Liberty Street and Fifth Avenue. Polluted air from the constant use of coal for heating and burning garbage in the city greatly obscures this photo, taken around 10.35 am. 1938
Lubyanskaya Square. Moscow. Photos from 1912–1914
During the election campaign for the post of governor of the Krasnoyarsk Territory in February 1997, Alexander Lebed came to support the French actor Alain Delon (pictured in the center is Lebed’s wife, Inna)
A prison in Panama – a grid over an abyss. 1920
Opponents of apartheid demonstrating for their rights are sprayed with purple paint from a water cannon so that they can later be identified and arrested. South Africa, 1989
Drew Barrymore. Photo by Mark Seliger, 1993
Advertisement for Jordache designer jeans. 1980
A US Army military policeman cleaning a captured German G41 rifle at a crossroads in Etienneville, France, July 1944
Distribution of free radios on the birthday of Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels. Germany, 1938
The unique 95-ton “tactical floating crusher” TTS (Transphibian Tactical Crusher) or “LeTroKrusher” (LeTro-Crusher) for making passes for American troops in the jungles of Vietnam, built in 1967 in two copies
It was equipped with a massive front beam for felling trees, an armored cab and three leading hollow steel drums with a diameter of 3.7 m with sharp cutting edges (two front and one rear driven), which served to crush the wood and provide the car with buoyancy.
Smiling girl in a kimono for the New Year. Japan, 1914
The tanker USS Mississinewa sank on November 20, 1944 after being attacked by Kaiten suicide torpedoes.
A British seaplane pilot sends an urgent message via pigeon mail. WWI, 1914-18
Musical telecombine Fidelity AVS2000. UK, 1985
Crown of the Byzantine emperor of the Macedonian dynasty Leo VI, 886-912; rhinestone.
“Quiet time” in kindergarten. USSR, 1980s
On Malibu Beach in 1957. What do you think the man is shouting?
Denazification of the Germans. Germany 1945
British military personnel lead the Germans to the cinema in an organized manner to watch a documentary about the crimes of Hitler’s Nazi regime.
Sale of famous wicker baskets in the city of Sochi. USSR 1974. Photo by Manfred Schammer.
Alexander Shirvindt and artist Yuri Belov are sitting on the broken bases of park statues. 1962
The photo was taken during the filming of the film “Come Tomorrow”, where they played the student “Stanislavsky” and the student “Nemirovich-Danchenko”.
Fresco on the ceiling of the Palazzo Chiericati Vicenza “Phaeton falling from the chariot” (1558), Domenicco Rizzio.
Construction of the metro station “Nevsky Prospekt”, Dumskaya street and Perinnaya line. 1960s.
Crowded in line for toilet paper at a Tokyo supermarket. Japan, November 1, 1973
Pele and Bobby Moore swap shirts; World Cup in Mexico, 1970
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