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A 1868 photo of a young black nanny and her charge, three years after the US Emancipation Proclamation "ended" slavery. Both subjects, look miserable. It's Just a Thought. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Antique Photos, Black History Facts, We Are The World, Interesting History, African American History, Portraits, Black Is Beautiful

America's Children

This 1868 photo is entitled "Magby Peterson and his Nanny." The little girl may have been considered fortunate to be chosen to work as a nany rather than a field worker. However, house servants were usually isolated from their families and community. She may have never lived with her parents again after being given this job. Florida State Archives.

For 17 years Steve McCurry, photographer, tried to find the mystery "Afghan girl" again. In he succeeded—and again captured her on film (right). Photograph by Steve McCurry Steve Mccurry, Beautiful Eyes, Beautiful People, Beautiful Women, Afghan Girl, People Of The World, National Geographic Photos, Interesting Faces, World Cultures

Then And Now

When he wandered into an Afghan refugee camp in Pakistan in December 1984, National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry captured one of the most famous portraits the world had ever seen. The Afghan girl with the haunting green eyes captivated everyone. That captivation proved, once again, the power of photography to open eyes—and hearts and minds—with a single image. Photograph by Steve McCurry

Martha Scott playground attendant at Regent's Park London mending a young boy's trousers, August 1939 Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, Old Photography, Street Photography, Black White Photos, Black And White Photography, London Pictures

Old London Pictures and Photos

View and license Old London pictures & news photos from Getty Images.

NWMP officers at the site where a Sioux warrior mortally wounded at Little Bighorn received the honour of a traditional air burial. American Indian Wars, Native American Cherokee, Native American Warrior, Native American Images, Native American Tribes, Native American History, Sioux, Old Pictures, Old Photos

NWMP officers at the site where a Sioux warrior mortally wounded at Little Bighorn received the honour of a traditional air burial.

Geronimo (Apache) by Edward Curtis (Navajo) great warrier Native American Photos, Native American Tribes, Native American History, American Indians, Native Americans, Edward Curtis, Foto Art, Native Indian, Apache Indian

Geronimo, 1905

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Magnum Photos - Ferdinando Scianna 1987 Palermo Sicily Italy modèle Marpessa by Dolce & Gabbana People Photography, Film Photography, Street Photography, Digital Photography, Nature Photography, Magnum Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Goldscheider

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Magnum Photos - Ferdinando Scianna 1987 Palermo Sicily Italy modèle Marpessa by Dolce & Gabbana

Photography - National Geographic Photo Contest Muslim girls at the day of the youth on the of February Cameroon - black and white - story Black N White, Black White Photos, Black And White Photography, We Are The World, People Around The World, Ansel Adams, La Main Au Collet, National Geographic Photo Contest, National Geographic People

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011, Muslim girls at the day of the youth on the 11th of February Cameroon

Henri Matisse, Vence, by Henri Cartier-Bresson / Magnum Photos / Courtesy Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris Henri Matisse, Magnum Photos, Famous Artists, Great Artists, Matisse Pinturas, Studios D'art, Portraits Illustrés, Fotojournalismus, Matisse Paintings

Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Decisive Moment

Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Decisive Moment examines Cartier-Bresson’s influential publication, widely considered to be one of the most important photobooks of the ...

Fan Ho: finding love and light in Hong Kong – in pictures As Evening Hurries By, 1955 (Article on the Hong Kong street photography of Fan Ho--astounding use of light. Photography Essentials, City Photography, Vintage Photography, Landscape Photography, Social Photography, Fashion Photography, Wedding Photography, Black And White City, Black And White Landscape

Fan Ho: finding love and light in 1950s Hong Kong – in pictures

Fan Ho, nicknamed ‘the great master’, earned his fame as one Asia’s most beloved street photographers capturing Hong Kong in the 50s and 60s