Category: famous people

“Your child can smile, talk, or play and does not have to sit up…

Your child can smile, talk, or play and does not have to sit up or put on a pretty face.
Algemeen Handelsblad, 12 April 1935

In April 1935, Polyfoto opened a shop in Amsterdam’s city centre. For 1 guilder, you could have a sheet made with 48 different portrait photos.

The Frank family went there to have their pictures taken. Photo sheets of all four family members have survived. Several photos were cut from the photo sheet of the 36-year-old Edith. One of these is in the photo album that Anne compiled when they were in hiding.

40 vintage photographs and the tragic life of conjoined twins,…

40 vintage photographs and the tragic life of conjoined twins, Daisy and Violet Hilton.

22 amazing photographs of Claude Monet in his studio and his…

22 amazing photographs of Claude Monet in his studio and his garden at Giverny.

28 vintage photographs of George H.W. Bush before he became the…

28 vintage photographs of George H.W. Bush before he became the 41st president of the United States

Rarely seen color photos reveal lavish rooms where Adolf Hitler…

Rarely seen color photos reveal lavish rooms where Adolf Hitler spent his quiet time.

The six wives of Henry VIII: Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced,…

The six wives of Henry VIII: Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived!

27 unbelievable portraits of famous people when they were young.

27 unbelievable portraits of famous people when they were young.

20 rarely seen photos of a young Hillary Clinton from the 1960s.

20 rarely seen photos of a young Hillary Clinton from the 1960s.

“We Can Do It!” – Meet the woman who inspired the…

“We Can Do It!” – Meet the woman who inspired the famous wartime propaganda poster in World War II.

14 historical photos that show the evolution of television from…

14 historical photos that show the evolution of television from the 1920s through the 1970s.