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Garden of the Moulin Rouge c.1898 (Recognize the Elephant from the 2001 movie?)

The garden of the Moulin Rouge and its elephant house - 1900 - Paris - France

Adorable Victorian couple

Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

A photographer can capture a millisecond of time that will fascinate the audience for many lifetimes.

Medical students with Vincenz Czerny, late 1800s

Vintage medical photo with Vincenz Czerny and Dr. Levi Cooper Lane in surgical amphitheater at Cooper Medical College by Stanford Medical History Center.

Vintage Photograph...and maybe a leg..

A high-kicking Parisian can-can dancer. (Photo by Hulton ArchiveGetty Images). high-kicking Parisian can-can dancer. (Photo by Hulton ArchiveGetty Images).

Baker, Josephine - Signed Photo Postcard

Baker, Josephine - Signed Photo Postcard

Signed photo postcard of Josephine Baker American-French dancer, singer and actress. Nice Josephine Baker autographed p

Bookstore in London ruined by an air raid, 1940.

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A boy sits amid the ruins of a London bookshop after an air raid on October reading a book titled “The History of London.

Tender

Armored Division technician Alvin Harley with a little French girl on Valentine's Day, 14 Feb 1945 // this image makes my day every time I see it.

Le Moulin Rouge, Paris, Photograph: (1899).    This became a spring board for Act two - I would have loved to include the Elephant but Baz Luhrmann got there before me.

The elephant in the Moulin Rouge gardens. Females were not permitted entry, only gentlemen who wished to pay to see the exotic belly dancers inside the elephants belly

I never thought there was anything bigger or scarrier than Aunt Bertha......

You expect me to believe she caught that gargantuan fish with the smallest fins in a hoop dress?

Daguerreotype of Lincoln and his family in front of the White House

FAKE: Daguerreotype of Lincoln and his family in front of the White House. FACT: This is a modern photo of mannequins at the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois (note the man in modern clothes walking in the background.

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