Tatiana Kiryukhina is a retroworm and a vintage hunter from Russia. Nowadays she is working at Picryl, the largest public domain media search engine. With the access to millions of old images she discovers rare photographs, travel back in time, witness historical moments, explore places and many more. She shares some of her findings here.
Way before there was Cracked or Mad magazine, there was Puck, a weekly satirical publication that came out of St. Louis, Missouri in 1871. Here are some of the incredible full-color illustrations of that era's political issues.
Wake up and smell the independence. Thomas Jefferson urged 18th century Americans to think of themselves not as colonial Englishmen, but as a new culture. To that end, he used architecture to serve as a visual reminder of America's proud new direction.