Peter van Wijk – a Dutch merchant ship’s radioman – is the one who came to New York in the summer of 1979 and photographed the bustling, vivid color metropolis with his machine. You can see the whole collection at the same time, just as nowhere before.
Istanbul. Bosphorus. Meeting East and West. Meeting Europe and Asia. Meeting modernization and traditions. This is Istanbul today and fifty years ago.
Today we will visiting in the 1980s’ Liverpool and its region. Watch out, 52 kicking photos coming! Liverpool fell to the depths never before seen in the early eighties. The economic recession, which is heavily affected by the city (and the country), mainly due to the shrinking industrial production and the endless factory closures have […]
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 […]
Warsaw was ruined during the World War II. Today we show Warsaw images from 1958 and you can see the sign of war on these images too. Check out our collection and share your comments below!
Today we continue the serie we started yesterday and show your another 16 images of Leningrad from 1958. Don’t forget to check the first 15 images in the yesterday’s post!
Saint Petersburg was founded in 1703 and today has more than 5 millions citizens – it’s the second biggest city of Russia. The city has a unique charm, its downtown is part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Saint Petersburg was renamed to Petrograd in 1914 and to Leningrad in 1924. The images in this post […]
Budapest is a jewel box in the heart of Europe, mostly because of its amazing buildings. The city was beautiful in the 1960s as well, that’s why we collected few old photos back from 1960. The life was slower and the vehicles was totally different as today, but the city had the same charm. Visit […]
Warsaw is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and today we show you few really amazing images back from 1969. The life was going much slower then and people did not have to rush anywhere. Please vote for your favourite image below, in the comment area!
Images of Chris Protopapas.
Was Moscow a sad place where people never saw the bright side of life? Seeing Aad van der Drift‘s images of Moscow from 1984 we can not say that Moscow was a bad place. People lived there their everyday life and the city also had some charm. Check out our selection of Moscow images and […]
London photos by various authors, from 1968-70. Most likely one of the authors was Roger Wollstadt. [envira-gallery id=”13512221″]
Afghanistan in the late 1960s, starting to implement the Western-style culture and every day life.