Photos & photography

San Francisco’s Cliff House (1896-1907)

One of several incarnations of the San Francisco landmark, this French Chateau version of the Cliff House -- considered by many to be the finest of them all -- opened in February 1896. (Read more about the open... Read more...

The romance of antique photos (1977)

The romance of old photos Vintage nineteenth-century photographs are the current delight and sensation of the art world. When old prints are put up for sale in auction houses in London, New York or Los An... Read more...

Street scenes: DC gets worst storm since 1899 (1922)

The blanket of snow was heaviest today in the District of Columbia, with the fall recorded at 10 o’clock as an even two feet. At that time, it was still snowing and the Weather Bureau prediction was for a continuation of the fall through the day and into the night.

10 Historic US post offices (early 1900s)

Take a look back to the United States Postal Service's glory days around the turn of the century -- when the post office buildings were stunning, stately and stylish, and a pride of every city's downtown. Here ... Read more...

Thomas Edison at home (1916)

Thomas A Edison in Glenmont, his Llewellyn Park (NJ) home Click the page image to see a larger version Captions: A characteristic pose of Mr Edison seated in his favorite corner of the living room.... Read more...

Jewel box makeups (1982)

Jewel box makeups The prettiest faces for spring glow with the clear colors, the depth and fire, of gemstones Ruby This season's reds, in lipsticks, blushes, are soft yet brilliant, never harsh. Team with vi... Read more...

LaSalle V-8 automobiles (1937)

The four-door touring sedan, in the LaSalle V-8 line The modern streamline trend is much in evidence in this attractive body style, the four-door touring sedan, in the LaSalle V-8 line. High-crowned fenders, g... Read more...

6 stunning Southern mansions

Mississippi Longwood Plantation in the springtime:   Mansion in Natchez, Mississippi:   North Carolina North Carolina Governor's Mansion:   South Carolina Kensington ... Read more...

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