victorianfanguide:

A photograph from the 1880s showing children playing in the street. The average working class family in the Victorian period had at least six children who would be expected to start work at around the age of 5 in order to bring money into the house.

victorianfanguide:

A photograph from the 1880s showing children playing in the street. The average working class family in the Victorian period had at least six children who would be expected to start work at around the age of 5 in order to bring money into the house.

(Source: kutafakiri)

“One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.”
Lewis Carroll (via daringyetdarling)
sonicmute:

…we are never alone…
Victorian orphans

sonicmute:

…we are never alone…

Victorian orphans

Post-mortem photography is the practice of photographing the recently deceased.

theneighbourhoodsuperhero:

AFGHANISTAN. Mazar i Sharif. 2002. © Steve McCurry

theneighbourhoodsuperhero:

AFGHANISTAN. Mazar i Sharif. 2002.

© Steve McCurry

freeafghanistan:

Tajik Girls In Badakhshan, Afghanistan. 

freeafghanistan:

Tajik Girls In Badakhshan, Afghanistan. 

afghanistaninphotos:

AFGHANISTAN. Kunduz. 1993.
By Steve McCurry.

afghanistaninphotos:

AFGHANISTAN. Kunduz. 1993.

By Steve McCurry.

theatlantic:

Photo Essay: Havana and the Other Cuba

Few visitors to Cuba make it past the country’s famed capital city, where cigar aficionados smoke up in private eating houses and wealthy vacationers pass the nights in cabarets. But nine of Cuba’s 11 million inhabitants live outside Havana, living very different lives than the urban elite’s. Here’s a photographic tour of what the island looks like beyond its refurbished tourist destinations.

See more. [Images: Lois Parshley]

thesmithian:

“I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man.” — Ernesto “Che” Guevara
He was executed on this day in Bolivia, in 1967.
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art: painting by Michael Tompsett

thesmithian:

“I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man.” — Ernesto “Che” Guevara

He was executed on this day in Bolivia, in 1967.

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art: painting by Michael Tompsett