kiekies

kelsey has shared over 300 of her vintage family photographs on flickr. they are so cool, i must have looked at every single one. i wouldn’t be surprised if one day i start breaking into people’s houses just so i can sit in the dark looking at their old photos……

nationaal archief

the nationaal archief in the hague preserves almost one thousand years of history, in the form of over 110 kilometres of archives, almost 300,000 maps and drawings and more than 2 million photos.

highest bidder

if i had serious money to burn & i actually knew how to work an auction, i’d bid on some pretty things at bukowski’s

rose tinted glasses

many of the images i’m drawn to lately are some shade of pink, even though it’s not a colour i readily introduce into the scheme of my own life (psh, i don’t really have a scheme) sources left to right: pet rat ; john & yoko ; debbie harry ;…

wild women

kate told me about this flickr group called wild women of the past, which made me almost giddy with excitement. i recognised the images of one of my favourite flickr members giuseppe, whose collection of vintage italian photos are highly recommended. click on the images for sources…

resurrection fern

you know, i’ve never been a crochet kind of gal, and i’m not into collecting things like stones or shells – stuff i usually associate with south african holiday homes or your gran’s house. so naturally margaret oomen’s beautiful crochet bound pebbles and stones took me by surprise. she says,…

shorpy

shorpy is one of those sites i should have discovered years ago, but instead only found in the past month via this via that via this via some other site i forget. anyway i’m glad i did because these vintage images are quality. and when i say quality, i mean…

hilda grahnat

I am a 22 year old graphic design student, born and raised in the dark forests of Sweden. I take pictures to remember, to preserve a passing moment and to distinguish interesting details from their otherwise average surroundings. I love traveling and take my best pictures when I travel. I…

hunting high & low

i have precious little time to do anything today, so i’m resorting to a shameless what i found on flickr recently post. [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source] [source]