wingswheelsandspeed:

wombatmac:

Over this weekend, the Consolidated PBY Catalina turned 79 years old.  Happy birthday to this sea-going airframe!

Catalina appreciation post

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jcleyendecker:

brudesworld:

J.C. Leyendecker, 1937

Happy Easter from JC Leyendecker! :)

jcleyendecker:

brudesworld:

J.C. Leyendecker, 1937

Happy Easter from JC Leyendecker! :)

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fuckyeahvintageillustration:

quincourier:

Julius Klinger - 1909
(Apologies for the bad reproduction quality- photographed from a book, unfortunately)
I am not a fan of centaurs, but I had not previously considered centaurs in early 1900s swimwear. 

'Lustige Blätter' was a  German satirical magazine founded by Alexander Moszkowski in1888 and published until 1944. It was particularly popular in the time of the Weimar Republic.

fuckyeahvintageillustration:

quincourier:

Julius Klinger - 1909

(Apologies for the bad reproduction quality- photographed from a book, unfortunately)

I am not a fan of centaurs, but I had not previously considered centaurs in early 1900s swimwear

'Lustige Blätter' was a  German satirical magazine founded by Alexander Moszkowski in1888 and published until 1944. It was particularly popular in the time of the Weimar Republic.

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flying-fortress:

Hawker Tempest Mark V, JN682 ‘JF-Z’, of No. 3 Squadron RAF, parked at Newchurch, Kent, as another pair of aircraft takes off to patrol the Normandy beachhead

flying-fortress:

Hawker Tempest Mark V, JN682 ‘JF-Z’, of No. 3 Squadron RAF, parked at Newchurch, Kent, as another pair of aircraft takes off to patrol the Normandy beachhead

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liquidnight:

Andreas Feininger
George Washington Bridge
New York, 1950
From Andreas Feininger: That’s Photography

liquidnight:

Andreas Feininger

George Washington Bridge

New York, 1950

From Andreas Feininger: That’s Photography

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historywars:

British gladiator biplanes.

historywars:

British gladiator biplanes.

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wehadfacesthen:

Chicago, Illinois, 1963, a photo by Vivian Maier
via onlyoldphotography

wehadfacesthen:

Chicago, Illinois, 1963, a photo by Vivian Maier

via onlyoldphotography

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back-then:

New York  Fire on Sixth Avenue, 1916

back-then:

New York
Fire on Sixth Avenue, 1916

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