Spitalfields Nippers - it is my great delight to reveal these breathtaking photographs taken by Horace Warner in Spitalfields at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. These pictures which have never been reproduced before, and have hardly been seen by anyone outside his immediate family, are published with the gracious permission of Horace Warner’s grandson, Ian McGilvray.
Superfan sells collection of rare photos of Marilyn Monroe for $66,000
183 rare personal photos of Marilyn Monroe, taken by super fan James Collins, one of 'The Monroe 6' sold at auction. Marilyn knew them by name and granted them special access into her life while she was living in NY.
Uncovered: The haunting last photograph of the Lady of the Lamp, Florence Nightingale
The photo was taken in 1910. It’s the last photograph taken of Florence Nightingale. (It's rare: she was reluctant throughout her life to be photographed.) It shows 90 year old Florence in her bedroom at her home in London. The photo was taken by Lizzie Caswall Smith. On the back of the photo Smith wrote, “Taken just before she died, house near Park Lane.
Henry VIII had a secret daughter who should have taken English throne before Elizabeth I, historian claims
Elizabeth Tailboys, illegitimate daughter of Henry VIII and his lover, Bessie Blount, should have taken the thrown before Elizabeth I after Mary died. This could have drastically altered English history. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2083826/Henry-VIII-secret-daughter-taken-throne-Elizabeth-I-historian-claims.html