Everything You Didn't Know About Central Park
We're sharing all the nitty-gritty about Central Park's history, some facts you almost certainly didn't know, and some vintage iconic photos of the Park.
I Never Thought People Rode Bikes Like THESE
In this post, we'll stroll down the path of the bicycles' evolution, starting from 1418. In between, enjoy some vintage photos of bicycles from the 19th century.
You Don't See a Lot of Vintage Portraits Like These...
In this post we will give you a swift glimpse of the portrait collection of one of the leading photographers of 19th-century Washington.
If You Love Nature, Then You've Got to See These Paintings
Enjoy 20 of Ivan Shishkin's most beautiful paintings of woodland scenes. You won't believe that you're actually looking at a painting!
Hiroshige Is One Classic Japanese Artist You Must Know!
Immerse yourself into 19th-century Japanese culture through the magnificent prints of Hiroshige, the last great master of the famous ukiyo-e art tradition.
Time Travel Back 122 Years to the Beaches of France
Take a trip to the beaches of Normandy, France, in 1899...
Fascinating History - Why We Wash Our Hands
Until the 18th-century doctors didn’t wash their hands. Everything changed thanks to a man named Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis. This is his tragic story.
This 1881 Lemon Cheesecake is Still Relevant Today!
Try this real 19th century recipe and get two for the price of one - a delicious lemon cheesecake and a fun history lesson!
15 Mesmerizing Paintings by Henry Ossawa Tanner
Henry Ossawa Tanner was the first African-American artist to gain international acclaim. Enjoy 15 of his most remarkable paintings.
The Philosophies of Friedrich Nietzsche in 20 Quick Quotes
The words of a philosopher will always be thought-provoking, and none more so than these observant quotes from Friedrich Nietzsche
The Painter Who Inspired Many Impressionist Artists
Camille Pissarro was a 19th century impressionist artist that inspired and mentored some of the greatest painters of that era.
20 Stunning Works of Impressionist Art From Alfred Sisley!
Though Alfred Sisley gained little fame during his life, this 19th century impressionist artist painted landscapes with the most celebrated artists in Paris.
Get Lost in the Lovely Impressionist Art of Édouard Manet
Edouard Manet was an artist in 19th Century France that solidified his role in the creation of impressionist and modernist art
Was Vienna More Beautiful in the Past or Now? See Yourself
Vienna is one of the most gorgeous European cities, see how it changed throughout the years and evolved into the form you can see today
These Films Reveal What Cities Looked Like 100 Years Ago
Watching old movies is like time travel. A selection of these 15 films will let you travel to several cities of the past, such as New York and Paris.
Discover How Some Really Famous Images Were Staged
The images you're about to see are some of the most famous from the 19th and 20th centuries, but they're all fake! Here they are.
What Major Cities Looked Like 100 Years Ago...
Did you ever consider how much the world's major cities have changed over the past 100 years? Take a look at 22 photos of major cities roughly 100 years ago.
I Can't Believe How Realistic These Woodland Paintings Are
See the 1890s Through the Lens of a Hidden Camera
These candid photos of 19th-century Oslo are truly remarkable. Check them out here.
I've Never Seen Anything Quite Like 19th-Century Japan
Japan is renowned for being one of the world's most unique countries. You've simply got to see just how picturesque and glorious Japanese life was during the 19th Century.
These Old Photos Reveal a Good Deal About the 19th Century
Witness the history of the 19th Century as you never have before, with this powerful collection of early photographs.
Step Back in Time and Visit France in Color in the 1800s
Taken in the 19th century, these postcards of France were created using the Photochrom process. The results were extraordinary.
The Pre-Raphaelite Movement Created Marvellous Paintings...
The Pre-Raphaelite movement of the 19th Century concerned itself with harking back to the the past, to a time before the Italian masters. See these paintings.