Friday, 29 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Photographed by Arnold Genthe; French actress Sarah Bernhardt tours the city
ruins after the devastating earthquake in San Francisco, California, USA, in 1906.

Thursday, 28 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Using electric adding machines, workers calculate bonuses for servicemen after
World War I, at the Veterans Bureau in Washington D.C, USA, in the early 1920s.

Wednesday, 27 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Photographed by Jimmy Sime; a uniformed Harrow schoolboy is watched by
local boys at the Eton v Harrow cricket match at Lord's in London, UK, in 1937.

Tuesday, 26 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Wearing the latest in fashion, a woman pushing a baby stroller is photographed by
Friedrich Seidenstücker as she walks her dog in West Berlin, Germany, in 1950.

Monday, 25 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Known as the 'Titanic Orphans', survivors Michel and Edmond Navratil at the
home of fellow passenger Margaret Hays in New York, USA, 22nd April 1912.

Sunday, 24 February 2008

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Posing for John W. Draper; Dorothy Catherine Draper sits for the first American
daguerreotype photo of a woman at NYU in Manhattan, New York, USA, in 1839.

Saturday, 23 February 2008

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Surrounded by the grand Victorian architecture of the country's oldest shopping
precinct, shoppers peruse the Royal Arcade in Melbourne, Australia, in the 1960s.

Friday, 22 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Photographed by Marion Post Wolcott; labourers pick cotton on
a plantation near Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA, November 1940.

Thursday, 21 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Photographed by Drahomír Josef Růžička; skyscrapers dominate the skyline
over the East River docks in Lower Manhattan, New York, USA, in the 1930s.

Wednesday, 20 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Three of Britain's finest stage actors; Ralph Richardson, Laurence Olivier & Alec
Guinness, pose for photographer Terence Donovan in England, UK, August 1980.

Tuesday, 19 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Photographed by Charles C. Zoller; a Native American chief stands by the river
after a dedication ceremony at Ellison Park in Rochester, New York, USA, c. 1929.

Monday, 18 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Surrounded by other children, a boy sells umbrellas on the street
in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York, USA, in 1908.

Sunday, 17 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Audrey Hepburn & Grace Kelly wait backstage at the Pantages Theatre for the
28th Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, California, USA, 21st March 1956.

Saturday, 16 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Photographed by Ida Wyman; a man looks in a waste basket
on the pier at Coney Island, New York, USA, Summer 1945.

Friday, 15 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Photographed by Frank Hurley; Sir Ernest Shackleton (at left) at 'Ocean Camp' on
the frozen Weddell Sea during the 'Endurance' expedition to Antarctica, in 1915.

Thursday, 14 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Celebrating the end of term and the start of a 10-week summer holiday, children
jump for joy as they leave their school in Miami, Florida, USA, 25th July 1968.

Wednesday, 13 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Known as 'The Mother Road', the famous 2,448 mile U.S. Highway 'Route 66'
is photographed by Andreas Feininger in Seligman, Arizona, USA, in 1953.

Tuesday, 12 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Watching his team play Tottenham Hotspur, a young Arsenal supporter exercises
his lungs at the London Derby at Highbury, London, UK, 20th October 1934.

Monday, 11 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Badly damaged by Allied bombing raids, the Reichstag building lies in ruins as
Russian Red Army troops continue to advance in Berlin, Germany, in 1945.

Sunday, 10 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Photographed by close friend Robert Mapplethorpe; American singer-songwriter
Patti Smith poses in their shared apartment in Brooklyn, New York, USA, c. 1974.

Saturday, 9 February 2008

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Making way for hockey practice and ice skating, 'UConn' students and staff clear
snow from the frozen Swan Lake in Storrs, Connecticut, USA, in the 1920s.

Friday, 8 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

On their way to film 'The Vikings' in Norway, actors Kirk Douglas, Janet Leigh,
Ernest Borgnine & Tony Curtis leave from London Airport, UK, 14th June 1957.

Thursday, 7 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Visiting the Western States, President John F. Kennedy addresses the audience
at a convention center in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 28th September 1963.

Wednesday, 6 February 2008

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In charge of the female patients, members of the nursing staff pose for a
photograph at Moulsford Asylum in Cholsey, Berkshire, UK, in the 1920s.

Tuesday, 5 February 2008

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All but destroyed by intense shelling, the ruins of the thirteenth century
cathedral are guarded by a British soldier in Ypres, Belgium, in 1917.

Monday, 4 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Photographed by Charles W. Cushman; a man examines a pillar
box in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, September 1938.

Sunday, 3 February 2008

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Ready for holiday-makers to take a swim, bathing machines line the beach
outside the Hotel Metropole in Blackpool, Lancashire, UK, c. 1890-1910.

Saturday, 2 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Wounded American soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division receive cigarettes and
food after storming D-Day's 'Omaha' beach in Normandy, France, 6th June 1944.

Friday, 1 February 2008

Photo Of The Day

Cast as 'Eliza Doolittle', Audrey Hepburn poses for photographs on the set of 'My
Fair Lady' at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California, USA, November 1963.