Bending over backwards

bending over backwards, bending back, diver, diving
Ron Bull :: Cindy Shatto dips her head into a downturn in the final of Olympic platform diving. Canada, July 25th, 1976. | src Getty Images
Ron Bull :: Cindy Shatto dips her head into a downturn in the final of Olympic platform diving. Canada, July 25th, 1976. | src Getty Images

Bending over backwards: Cindy Shatto of Toronto dips her head into a downturn last night in the final of Olympic platform diving. Miss Shatto was in second place after three dives; but fell back to fifth at the end; one rank ahead of teammate Teri York of Vancouver. Elena Vaytsekhovskaia of the Soviet Union; who said she took to diving because swimming is dull; was gold medalist. Canada. July 25th, 1976 (Ron Dull for Toronto Star)

Giacomettis at the Biennale 1962

Giacometti, sculptures, 1960s, Venice, museum, exhibition
DUFOTO. Alberto Giacometti at the Biennale in Venice, 1962 | Koller Auktionen 2017
DUFOTO. Alberto Giacometti (sculptures) at the Biennale in Venice, 1962 | Koller Auktionen 2017

Inondations à Lyon – 1856

Louis Froissart (1815-1860) :: [Inondations de Lyon (1856) : vue de la montée des eaux sur le quai Saint-Antoine et le quai des Célestins], 1856-05-19. | src Actu.fr
Louis Froissart (1815-1860) :: La rive gauche de la Saône, la Presqu’Île, est sous les eaux dès le 18 mai. [Inondations de Lyon (1856) : vue de la montée des eaux sur le quai Saint-Antoine et le quai des Célestins]. | src Actu.fr
Louis Froissart (1815-1860) :: [Inondations de Lyon (1856) : vue de la montée des eaux sur le quai Saint-Antoine et le quai des Célestins]. 1856-05-19 | src Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon
Louis Froissart (1815-1860) :: [Inondations de Lyon (1856) : vue de la montée des eaux sur le quai Saint-Antoine et le quai des Célestins]. 1856-05-19 | src Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon
Louis Froissart (1815-1860) :: La rive gauche de la Saône. Inondations à Lyon, 18-05-1856; épreuve sur papier salé. Scanned from publication.
Louis Froissart (1815-1860) :: La rive gauche de la Saône. Inondations à Lyon, 18-05-1856; épreuve sur papier salé. | Scanned from publication.
Louis Froissart (1815-1860) :: [Inondations de Lyon (1856) : vue du quai Saint-Antoine, du quai des Célestins et du quai Tilsitt]; 1856-05-18. | src Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon
Louis Froissart (1815-1860) :: [Inondations de Lyon (1856) : vue du quai Saint-Antoine, du quai des Célestins et du quai Tilsitt]; 1856-05-18. | src Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon

Vera Cooper, Deauville, 1925 

Miss Vera Cooper poses for journalists on the beach of the French resort of Deauville, France, August 21, 1925. Glass negative. Agence Rol.
Miss Vera Cooper poses for journalists on the beach of the French resort of Deauville, France, August 21, 1925. Glass negative. Agence Rol. | src Gallica ~ BnF
Miss Vera Cooper poses for journalists on the beach of the French resort of Deauville, France, August 21, 1925. Glass negative. Agence Rol.
Miss Vera Cooper poses dancing on the beach of the French resort of Deauville, France, August 21, 1925. Glass negative. Agence Rol. | src Gallica ~ BnF
Miss Vera Cooper poses for journalists on the beach of the French resort of Deauville, France, August 21, 1925. Glass negative. Agence Rol.
Miss Vera Cooper poses for journalists on the beach of the French resort of Deauville, France, August 21, 1925. Glass negative. Agence Rol. | src Gallica ~ BnF
Miss Vera Cooper poses for journalists on the beach of the French resort of Deauville, France, August 21, 1925. Glass negative. Agence Rol.
Miss Vera Cooper poses dancing on the beach of the French resort of Deauville, France, August 21, 1925. Glass negative. Agence Rol. | src Gallica ~ BnF

Siniestro turismo de guerra del ’38

Viajeros de la Ruta de Guerra n° 1 en recorrido por Cantabria y Asturias [Material gráfico] (ca. 1938) | Travelers of the War Route No. 1 on a tour in Cantabria and Asturias [Graphic material] | src europeana (original src Biblioteca Digital Hispánica)

Viajeros de la Ruta de Guerra n° 1 en recorrido por Cantabria y Asturias [Material gráfico]. Sólo algunas de las fotografías tienen, al verso, mecanografiado el nombre del fotógrafo (Marqués de Santa María del Villar), se deduce por la apariencia que el resto pueden ser del mismo fotógrafo. (ca. 1938). Las rutas de guerra eran itinerarios turísticos oficiales (creados en el verano de 1938 en plena Guerra Civil) dirigidos al público extranjero por la España denominada ‘liberada’. El bando nacional creó rutas turísticas de guerra para traer a visitantes extranjeros a las regiones que habían caído bajo su control con un doble propósito: propagandístico y económico (conseguir divisas).

Travelers of the War Route No. 1 on a tour in Cantabria and Asturias [Graphic material]. Only some of the photographs have, on the verso, the photographer’s name typed (Marqués de Santa María del Villar), it can be deduced from their appearance that the rest may be by the same photographer (ca. 1938). The war routes were official tourist itineraries (created in the summer of 1938 in the midst of the Civil War) aimed at the foreign public to visit the so-called ‘liberated’ Spain. The national side created tourist war routes to bring foreign visitors to the regions that had fallen under their control with a dual purpose: propagandist and economic (earning foreign exchange). [quoted from source]

Chelsea Arts Club Ball

Prior to the New Year’s Eve Chelsea Arts Ball (to be held at the Albert Hall), students from the Chelsea polytechnic carry an inflatable rocket airship during a full dress rehearsal, 1931. Soibelman Syndicate. | src Getty Images

Lilliput juxtapositions, 1940

(top) ‘Lilliput’ comparison (26) from ‘Pocket Omnibus’ (July 1940)
(middle) ‘Lilliput’ comparison (25) from ‘Pocket Omnibus’ (June 1940)
(bottom) ‘Lilliput’ comparison (27) from ‘Pocket Omnibus’ (July 1940)
Lilliput, a magazine by Stefan Lorant | src Flickr

Lilliput comparisons, 1940-47

(top) Ladies of Fashion, ‘Lilliput’ comparison from August 1940 issue and (bottom) ‘Dancers’, from March 1947 issue.
Lilliput Pocket Omnibus, a magazine by Stefan Lorant. | src Flickr

Lilliput comparisons, 1937-38

(top) ‘Lilliput’ comparison (8) from ‘Pocket Omnibus’ (1937-38)
(middle) ‘Lilliput’ comparison (13) from ‘Pocket Omnibus’ (1937-38)
(bottom) ‘Lilliput’ comparison (14) from ‘Pocket Omnibus’ (1937-38)
Lilliput, a magazine by Stefan Lorant | src Flickr