Sunday, April 26, 2015

death by cannon

Counter-protester with her daughters at a civil liberties rally by black people, Bogalusa, Louisiana, 1965

Toffs and Toughs – The famous photo by Jimmy Sime that illustrates the class divide in pre-war Britain, 1937

The last commercial sailing ship, Pamir, to round Cape Horn in 1949

Searchlights on the Rock of Gibraltar, 1942

James Dean posing in the coffin in the local undertaker in his home town in the year of his car crash and ensuing death, January 1955

Major General Horatio Gordon Robley with his collection of tattooed Maori heads, 1895

Japanese guards bow before US prisoners of war being released from a Yokohama detention center following the capitulation of Japan, 1945

Iranian woman before the Islamic Revolution, 1960

Georges Blind, a Member of the French Resistance, Smiling at a German Firing Squad, October 1944

Fidel Castro plays baseball in Havana, 1959

Execution by cannon, in Shiraz, Iran, mid-late 19th century

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