The Ames flourmill in Oswego, New York, well ablaze during the great fire of July 5th 1853. First known photograph of a burning building, taken by George N. Barnard

The Ames flourmill in Oswego, New York, well ablaze during the great fire of July 5th 1853. First known photograph of a burning building, taken by George N. Barnard

The Sword of Stalingrad is a bejewelled ceremonial longsword specially forged and inscribed by command of King George VI of the United Kingdom as a token of homage from the British people to the Soviet defenders of the city during the Battle of Stalingrad. [1000×1000]

The Sword of Stalingrad is a bejewelled ceremonial longsword specially forged and inscribed by command of King George VI of the United Kingdom as a token of homage from the British people to the Soviet defenders of the city during… Continue Reading

Grave of the great Douglas Adams, authorof Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Twith my friends George and Pops, thanks for the fish! Highgate Cemetery, north London, 2017. (OC)

Grave of the great Douglas Adams, authorof Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Twith my friends George and Pops, thanks for the fish! Highgate Cemetery, north London, 2017. (OC)

An order for household and plantation supplies by George Washington from September 20, 1759. One of a series of annual orders he sent to England for general supplies including medicinal, veterinary and culinary items. [2329×1878]

An order for household and plantation supplies by George Washington from September 20, 1759. One of a series of annual orders he sent to England for general supplies including medicinal, veterinary and culinary items. [2329×1878]