Circus hippo pulling a cart, 1924 It is not often that one sees a hippo-drawn carriage 90 years after this photo was taken. The Barnes circus had this hippopotamus named Lotus, who doesn't look all that happy to be harnessed to the cart behind her.
TRICK or TREAT / American artist Jason Bard Yarmosky, a graduate of the School of Visual Arts, is best known for his series of paintings, Elder Kinder. These works juxtapose youth with old age, and explore the social connotations of aging.
1958 Pulitzer Prize-winning photo: 'Faith and Confidence', showing a policeman patiently reasoning with a two-year-old boy trying to cross the street during a parade (photo by William C. Beall of 'Washington [DC] Daily News')
Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.
1925 The Isolator is a bizarre helmet invented in 1925 that encourages focus and concentration by rendering the wearer deaf, piping them full of oxygen, and limiting their vision to a tiny horizontal slit. The Isolator was invented by Hugo Gernsback,.
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A pet swan being helped into a car where it enjoys a ride to the shops. Its owner Mrs Watson of Chesham, Buckinghamshire says that 'Leila' who has been a family pet for two years, can open doors and is a good guard 'dog'.