Because of its egg shape and bubble-like windows, it became known as a bubble car, a name later given to other similar vehicles.
A member of the Royal Observer Corps on watch during the Battle of Britain (1940) St. Paul's Cathedral is in the background.
The Eastern State Penitentiary, also known as ESP, is a former American prison in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In 1924, Pennsylvania Governor Gifford Pinchot allegedly sentenced Pep "The Cat-Murdering Dog" (an actual dog) to a life sentence at Eastern State. Pep allegedly murdered the governor’s wife’s cherished cat.
On a Florida beach, girls using inverted umbrellas as boats and brooms as oars.
The third German Antarctic Expedition (1938–1939) was to find an area for a German whaling station, and to scout possible locations for a German naval base. The secret expedition placed Nazi German flags on the sea ice along the coast.
Tattooed Japanese Mail Runners (19th century)
Fidel Castro (born August 13, 1926) is a Cuban politician and revolutionary who served as Prime Minister of the Republic of Cuba from 1959 to 1976 and then President from 1976 to 2008.
Futuristic workstation of the 1970s Source: Ufunk
Posed Scene Satirizing Race Relations in America, London ca. 1862 – Library company of Philadelphia
It was designed and built by British inventor F R Simms in 1898. He mounted a standard mark IV Maxim machine gun above the front wheels of a quadricycle.
Subsequent wind tunnel tests yielded a drag coefficient of only 0.113. Incredible then and still extremely impressive today.
The world without water. Drawing made by Thomas Burnet in 1694. Thomas Burnet was the first Englishman to attempt a scientific account of the origin of the earth.
The Cliff House is a restaurant perched on the headland above the cliffs just north of Ocean Beach, on the western side of San Francisco, California.
Julien Vervaecke and Maurice Geldhof smoking a cigarette at the Tour de France of 1927. Gustaaf Van Slembrouck is the one lighting the cigarette.
The Citroën DS 19 shown at the Milan Triennale of 1957. The car won the first prize as a work of industrial art.
Feeding polar bears from a tank, ca. 1950. Source unknown.
Al Capone in a bathing suit at his Palm Island mansion (1929).