Human crash test dummies

Germany late 1970s, early 80s A clip from the Television series “Ripley’s Believe It Or Not” with host Jack Palance that aired in the mid-1980’s. The story was about automobile safety and the importance of wearing your seat belt. The first half featured the familiar footage of crash test dummies in the ultra slow-motion from […]

Flashes from our past – 001

Shocking, surprising, interesting and rare images from past. Part 001 1881. A snow blockade in southern Minnesota. On March 29, 1881, snowdrifts in Minnesota were higher than locomotives   1901. Before Tinder. Remote part of Montana. Woodsmen post an advertisement   The first military airplanes to be used by Latvia Swastikas not means nazism. It’s […]

Twenty years of Greenland – 1889-1909

Thomas Neergaard Krabbe (1861-1936), danish doctor, ornitologist and photographer spent eleven years in Greenland and almost all danish-lived towns and colonies photographed between 1889-1909. The danish ocuppied Greenland is now still danish with full autonomy. The life on the island in the turning of two centuries is more exciting than we can imagine! Click on images to […]

Mongolia in color – 1913

Two pure genius of photography the russian Sergei Prokudin-Gorski and the french millionaire philantrophist Albert Kahn photographed Mongolia. Prokudin-Gorski photographed Russia and the russo-protectorant Mongolia, Kahn planned to document the whole known world’s countries in colour.