Only about 130 photos of Lincoln are known to exist, so excitement peaked when this March 5,1865 photo was discovered in Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s family-owned album. It shows President Lincoln in front of the White House - it could be one of the last photos taken of him before he was assassinated. The seal of photographer, Henry F. Warren appears on the back of the photograph, along with an inscription: “Lincoln in front of the White House.”
Thsi photograph of impoverished children in Penzance, taken around 1890, forms part of an incredible archive of photographs of the real Poldark country, which reveals the grinding poverty of historic Cornwall
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In 1949, LIFE magazine's Gijon Mili visited and documented Pablo Picasso in the South of France. Mili was known for technical innovations, and Picasso, appear of Mili's talents, wanted to try and few experiments of his own. Alas, these light drawings were part of the documentation. Did Picasso like shirts?
Award winning nature photographer Paul Souders has released pictures of his ten-year quest to capture the ethereal beauty of icebergs. Recent winner of the prestigious Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011, Paul, from Seattle in the US, has made a series of expeditions to some of the most remote and inhospitable areas of the planet to capture melting icebergs.