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Alexandra David-Néel, a fearless French opera singer/traveller/spiritualist and writer, who, in the became the first European woman to visit forbidden Tibet, and later inspired the famous beat writers Kerouac and Ginsberg.

FUCK YEAH HISTORY CRUSHES

Alexandra David-Néel is maybe the coolest lady explorer ever. As well as exploring the East extensively at a time when ladies were not encouraged to travel on their own, she was a spiritualist,...

Street Story ~ Melbourne Australia (Centrepoint Arcade by Cuba Gallery)

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Street Story ~ Melbourne

Women Rights activist Annette Kellerman arrested for wearing this bathing suit, 1907

40 Must-See Photos From The Past

These 40 photographs all tell stories about the historical figures or events that they represent. Once taken simply to document their present, they now help us witness the past. From historical landmarks and famous people to the basic daily routines of the past, these pictures portray the past in a way that we can empathize with and understand more intimately.

Victoria is the most urbanized and most populated in state in the Commonwealth of Australia. Victoria is bounded by Tasmania in the south, South Australia in the west, and New South Wales in the north. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Melbourne Australia, Melbourne Tram, South Australia, Melbourne Weather, Melbourne Street

Vintage Melbourne in Black & White

Historic Swanston Street in glorious black & white, from southern end to northern end. The early years. Part 1 King Edward VII Arch, one of many...

Dorcas Street State School in South Melbourne practising the hula hoop in Image: HWT archive. What life was like in Melbourne in the Black White Photos, Black And White Photography, Street Photography, Art Photography, Fitness Photography, Pin Up Art, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Images, Belle Photo

Melbourne in the Swinging Sixties

IT is 1961 and king of television Graham Kennedy is celebrating the 1000th episode of In Melbourne Tonight.

Studio portrait of Elizabeth Plane seated in a chair at Cooktown, Queensland, 18801890 is part of Vintage photos - 83829 Information about State Library of Queensland’s collection pictureqld slq qld gov au

Studio portrait of Elizabeth Plane seated in a chair at Cooktown, Queensland, 1880-1890

Creator: Unidentified Location: Cooktown, Queensland Description: Studio portrait of Elizabeth Plane wearing a dress buttoned up the front with a fitted waistline, long sleeves and a high neckline. She is wearing jewellery including a brooch, pendant and earrings. Elizabeth, who was 23 at the time, arrived in Queensland on a ship called the Cheybassa in 1881. View this image at the State Library of Queensland: hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/83829 Information about State Library of Queensland’s…

The Causeway 1976 Brilliant photographs of Melbourne& people, streets and locations in the by Photographer David Wade. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Historical Pictures, Melbourne Australia, Tasmania, Culture, Vintage Photographs, Old Photos, Street Photography

Flickriver

Flickriver - view images as a 'river of photos' and more...

The coral coast of Bundaberg offers a vast variety of experiences for checking out tourists and travelers. Its geographical place provides the ultimate access to the southern Fantastic Barrier Reef's attractions. Melbourne Victoria, Victoria Australia, Melbourne Street, Melbourne Weather, Melbourne Suburbs, Australia Tourism, Airlie Beach, Historical Pictures, Melbourne Australia

Melbourne in the 1930s: style and substance

A CITY street is busy with cars, a tram and a horse-drawn cart.

Dr Jim Cairns, Member of the House of Representatives, burns a draft card in the Melbourne Civic Square as part of a protest against conscription for Vietnam. At this stage 325 Australians have died in the war. Vietnam Veterans, Vietnam War, Amazing People, Good People, Terra Australis, Home History, Young Life, Victoria Australia, Aussies

Melbourne in the Swinging Sixties

IT is 1961 and king of television Graham Kennedy is celebrating the 1000th episode of In Melbourne Tonight.