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Демонстрация профсоюза трактирных служащих. Санкт-Петербург. 1910г.

Демонстрация профсоюза трактирных служащих. Санкт-Петербург. 1910г.

Vintage photo victorian London street children (reminds me of Sherlock Holmes's Baker Street Boys).

Vintage photo victorian London street children (reminds me of Sherlock Holmes's Baker Street Boys).

Mary Seacole was a Jamaican nurse who risked her own life to treat the wounded in the Crimean War. As Mary was black, Florence Nightingale turned her away several times, so she set up her own 'British Hotel'  and worked round the clock to nurse the soldiers.  Often she would go out into the field to treat them too.  A remarkable woman who is, at last, getting some recognition for her hard and dangerous work.

Mary Seacole was a Jamaican nurse who risked her own life to treat the wounded in the Crimean War. As Mary was black, Florence Nightingale turned her away several times, so she set up her own 'British Hotel' and worked round the clock to nurse the soldiers. Often she would go out into the field to treat them too. A remarkable woman who is, at last, getting some recognition for her hard and dangerous work.

Probably the best picture I've ever seen of planes and ships during WW II. Wow.

Probably the best picture I've ever seen of planes and ships during WW II. Wow.

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Barak Obama, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and Nelson Mandela

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Barak Obama, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and Nelson Mandela

St. Paul's Cathedral, London. Look what restoration had to be done after the war. A million homes were destroyed just in London.

St. Paul's Cathedral, London. Look what restoration had to be done after the war. A million homes were destroyed just in London.

Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures

Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures

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