Thursday, June 30, 2016

Vintage China

 A Chinese fish market, Huai An, China, 1928
 An enterprising ferry company on the Pei Ho river, China, 1901
 China's "common carrier" - her substitute for 
railways, a "camel square" in Peking, China, 1901
 Chinese Musicians [children], Canton, China, 1919
Manchurian ladies at tea and cards, Peking, China, 1902
Source: Library of Congress Stereograph Collection

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Vintage Ireland

 Harvest time, ca. 1897
Harvest time, Malin Head, Co. Donegal, ca. 1899
Hockey players, Tramore, Co. Waterford, 24 March 1904
Hotel, Clonbur, Co. Galway, 1865-1914
Kenmare Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry, ca. 1910
Life on Patrick Street, Limerick, 1910

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Miami University

Construction of log cabin in Oxford, 1932
Ferris wheel at Oxford Street Fair, 1914
Group of women in horse drawn sleigh
Oxford College women in formal dress at dinner
Participants in McGuffey School May Day celebration, 1912

Monday, June 27, 2016

Edgar Richard Williams

 Edgar Williams playing in the garden outside his parents' house 
Viewbank on Maitland Street, Dunedin, September 1894
 Scene in a paddock at Matamau, 1880s
 Taieri river. Probably Maori leap on left, ca. 1890s
Threshing, late 1880s
William Williams and Lydia Myrtle Williams in their 
vegetable garden, Carlyle Street, Napier, ca. 1887
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Sunday, June 26, 2016


These photos of kids are from G.G. Bain.

 Children in playground swings, Hamilton Fish Park, New York
Children playing in street, New York, April 2, 1909
Children with tricycles, playing in street, New York, April 2, 1909
 Gert. Taylor
Knitting bee

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Henry Armytage Sanders

 New Zealanders in France at Pont-a-Pierre moving wounded German soldiers onto stretchers. The Germans had been brought down on a farm cart from the front line, 1 November 1917
 Playing the winners of an event at the New Zealand 
Infantry Brigade horse show, France, 20 May 1918
 Preparing a meal in the trenches near Gommecourt, 25 July 1918
 The winning Queen Mary's Auxiliary Army Corps tug-o-war at the 
NZ Infantry and General Base Depot, Etaples, France, 3 August 1918
Soldiers watching for Germans at a New Zealand signalling 
post on the Somme, near Colincamps, France, 21 April 1918

Friday, June 24, 2016

Costică Acsinte

 Child with painting of cats
 Child with toys
 Girl with sled
[complete with fake snow!]
 Two boys with an accordion
Two children with a New Year fir, 1943-1944

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Toronto Globe and Mail

Christie Party, group, March 25, 1928
 Grimsby, picnic party, May 17, 1925
 Grimsby, three girls among cherry blossoms, May 13, 1925
Kensington Ave Market, woman carrying hen in arms, July 15, 1926
Leaside airdrome, group of six girls around plane, July 7, 1928
O'Connell picnic, scramble for pennies, July 31, 1928
Roadside lunch near Port Carling, August 2, 1925
Roos aviation party, group around plane, September 10, 1927
Sarnia, kids getting on 2 street cars, May 22, 1928
Skating Carnival, ballet group, March 23, 1925

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Ansel Adams

 Aspens, Northern New Mexico, 1958
 Eagle Peak and Middle Brother, Winter, 
Yosemite National Park, California, ca. 1968
 El Capitan, Sunrise, Winter, Yosemite National Park, 1968
 Forest Floor, Yosemite National Park, California, 1950
Gates of the Valley, Yosemite National Park, California, 1938