Beautiful — Migrant Nuer from the southern Sudan, with traditional scarification in the souk of Omdurman. ~ by Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak

Albert Einstein wearing fuzzy slippers.

And now here's a picture of Albert Einstein wearing fuzzy slippers. Clearly the inspiration for the Val Kilmer slippers in Real Genius.

A French racing cyclist, in 1912

A French racing cyclist, in 1912 - proto-hipster-doofus on a fixed gear? Is that moustache ironic?

Dorothea Lange

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+ Eyes of the Great Depression ~ Twelve year old son of a cotton sharecropper near Cleveland, Mississippi. By photographer Dorothea Lange ~ June 1937

Yves Saint Laurent (and a chihuahua)

Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent, known as Yves Saint Laurent

Paris 1962     Photo:  Christer Strömholm

Swedish photographer Christer Strömholm Paris, 1962 so cute, with those big bags.

Jacques-Henri Lartigue. (1894 - 1986) - Renee Perle, 1930. S)

A sultry pose featuring what one might wear to a lawn party in the motifs of the day: stripes, toque, wide brim cloche, sailor pants.Renée Perle - 1930 - Photo by Jacques-Henri Lartigue (French,

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Robert Doisneau was a French photographer. In the he used a Leica on the streets of Paris. He and Henri Cartier-Bresson were pioneers of photojournalism.

It was a busy morning, about when an elderly gentleman in his arrived at the hospital to have stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an appointment at am. The nurse took his vital signs and had him take a seat,

Beatrice, 1866 - by Julia Margaret Cameron

Julia Margaret Cameron, Beatrice, 1866 Julia successfully captured the model's facial features while stimulating an emotion of forlornness. The sepia filter better evokes this emotion with its warmth, as opposed to harsher contrast of black and white.

7 year old named Ferris selling newspapers on a street corner. He is likely a homeless orphan, as thousands of other “newsies” were at the turn of the 20th century. Mobile, Alabama, 1914.

What’s in a Name? How I Named My Blog…

Seven-year-old Ferris, Tiny newsie who did not know enough to make change for the investigator, Mobile, Alabama, by Lewis Wickes Hine