Harriet Quimby – Aviatrix
Although her career as a pilot lasted a mere 11 months, Harriet Quimby left an indelible mark on aviation history as both the first American woman to become a licensed pilot and the first woman to …
steam my aviatrix
I'm interested in making an aviatrix costume based on several 1910 photos. Can any of you recommend patterns and steamifying alterations? Pictures (large ones)after the cut: Matilde Moisant. No, that's a PRE-Nazi swastika. Yes, that does in fact look like velvet in the second picture. Harriet…
Inside the life of the Inuit: Extraordinary photographs document how Alaska's Eskimos survived some of the world's coldest winters
Photographed between 1909 and 1932, the collection offers a rare glimpse in the natives' everyday life from hunting polar bears, to building igloos, to their personal dwellings inside.
Fire inuiter fra Grønland ombord i "Gjøa", 1903
Tittel / Title: Fire inuiter fra Grønland ombord i "Gjøa" Motiv / Motif: Kolorert glasspositiv. Dato / Date: 1903 Fotograf / Photographer: ukjent / unknown Sted / Place: Grønland Eier / Owner Institution: Nasjonalbiblioteket / National Library of Norway Lenke / Link: nabo.nb.no/trip?_b=amundsen&emne=&sted=&motiv... Bildesignatur / Image Number: bldsa_NPRA0154
The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum: Photo
That baby is absurdly cute. Photo of an Inuit woman, probably from Baffin Island or Labrador, in a summerweight amautik with baby in the hood. Taken by Reginald Wilcox, probably in 1933.