"Lecturer John Hyatt claims to have captured these images of the mythical creatures in the Rossendale Valley, Lancashire." 

Images on view at the Whitaker Museum (in Whitaker Park in Rossendale) throughout the spring.

Lake Hillier, Australia


The first air show at the Grand Palais in Paris, France. September 30th, 1909. Photographed in Autochrome Lumière by Léon Gimpel.



Mandarin Duck - the first time I saw this duck it was magical.

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Why is this duck so damn fly?! 


Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, Março 1955

by National Geographic

Home From Work. Photographed by Bedrich Grunzweig. (1948)

The Moon sets behind the temple of Poseidon at Sounio 


Photo of a Spirit Medium with Ectoplasm .

Albert von Schrenck-Notzing, “The medium Stanislawa P: emission and resorption of an ectoplasmic substance through the mouth”, 23 June 1913, Gelatin silver print. Via

City of Shadows: Untitled (Crowd 3), Alexey Titarenko, 1992