The sad hollowed remains of the Peterhof Palace, after being destroyed by the Germans during the Second World War, 1944.
First picture is the map of the world’s most undernourished countries.
Second one is the map of a former British Empire.
Some patterns in Africa seem surprisingly similar. Now, what a coincidence.
From the glass plate photo collection of Konstantin Nosilov. Trans-Caspian railway, Russian Empire, circa 1908.
Jinshan Temple at Fujian Province, China. Photo by Jonh Tompson, 1871.
From the glass plate photo collection of Konstantin Nosilov. Caspian sea region, Russian Empire, circa 1908.
Caption reads: “Cathedral of the Assumption in Helsingfors, architect A.M.Gornostayev”. Now Helsinki, Finland.
Two young Chinese girls chat with each other in a moon gate in a courtyard of a Chinese home, 1932.Photograph by W. Robert Moore, National Geographic