a man floating in the dead sea, 1910s
Ice - breaking in Siberian cold
The icebreaking steamer ‘Baikal’ was built at Walker in Newcastle, in 1896. These photographs show it in action on Lake Baikal.
Marine Life Is Taken From Water near the P.H. Robinson Generating Plant. This Crayfish, Which Has Been Exposed to Thermal Pollution, Will Be Studied by Biologists From Texas a & M University 07/1972
Photographer: Olive, Jim
Cliffside Beach Umbrellas, 1950s.
View of Cliffside Beach with umbrellas. Photograph by Louis Davidson. 1950s.
One man cutting another’s hair
Description: ’Photograph (Cinematograph Film) entitled ‘With Captain Scott [Royal Navy] to the South Pole (British Antarctic Expedition)’. One man cutting another’s hair on board [Steam Yacht] ‘Terra Nova’ No 3’. by Herbert Ponting (1870-1935).
Blankenberghe, Belgium 1890s.
Blankenberge (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈblɑŋkəmbɛrɣə]) is a town and a municipality in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the town of Blankenberge proper and the settlement of Uitkerke.
On 1 December 2011 Blankenberge had a total population of 19,322. The total area of the municipality is 17.41 km², giving apopulation density of 1,110 inhabitants per km².
Like most other Flemish coastal towns, a main characteristic of this one is that it is a national and to a certain extent international seaside resort.
famous inhabitants —-
- Adolf Eugen Fick, the inventor of the contact lens, who died in Blankenberge in 1901.
- Frans Masereel, Flemish painter and woodcutter born here in 1889.
- Rudi Pillen, Belgian contemporary painter.
- Brian Vandenbussche, Belgian goalkeeper.
- Pieter Aspe, Belgian writer.
#1 the pier
#2 the pier and shore
#3 entrance to the port
#4 The seashore and Kursaal, (i.e., Cursaal)