A new book features a powerful collection of aerial photography across Britain, stretching as far back as 1919. Aerofilms: A History of Britain From Above tells the story of English Heritage’s Aerofilms; the first company to pioneer aerial photography in the UK. 1. The Houses of Parliament
Chefchaouen, a small town in northern Morocco, has a rich history, beautiful natural surroundings and wonderful architecture, but what it’s most famous for are the striking and vivid blue walls of many of the buildings in its ‘old town’ sector, or medina. The maze-like medina sector, like those
It’s a blurry image, but in some ways, that makes it the perfect portrait of Mary Bowser – an African American woman who became a Union spy during the Civil War by posing as a slave in the Confederate White House. What better representation of a spy who hid in plain sight than a photograph whose
If you like history, black humor and minimalism in design, then you must check out these pictogram history posters by H-57. H-57 works as a advertising agency, design studio and experimental laboratory. ‘The pictogram history posters were born out of an art-like collaboration with the website
Legendary British actress Audrey Hepburn’s face is unforgettable, and most of us, even if we’re not historic film buffs, have probably seen it in one place or another. These images, however, owing to their relative rarity, might just help you see her in a new, though no less glamorous, light.