Black Sabbath in 1970s-80s (30+ photos)

Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward and singer Ozzy Osbourne. Black Sabbath are often cited as pioneers of heavy metal music. The band helped define the genre with releases such as Black Sabbath

The special edition: Veronica Lake (50+ photos)

Veronica Lake (born Constance Frances Marie Ockelman; 1922 – 1973) was an American film, stage, and television actress. Lake won both popular and critical acclaim for her role in Sullivan’s Travels and for femme fatale roles in film noirs with Alan Ladd, during the 1940s. She was also well known for her peek-a-boo hairstyle. Lake’s

Everyday Life In Glasgow In 1980 (50+ photos)

In 1980, French photojournalist Raymond Depardon was commissioned by the Sunday Times to travel to Glasgow for a feature on Europe’s overlooked tourist destinations. He knew nothing about the city and couldn’t speak English either. Instead of capturing fashionable Hillhead or the impressive Victorian boulevards of the centre, Depardon was drawn to Govan, Maryhill, the

The special edition: Ursula Andress (40 photos)

Ursula Andress ( born 19 March 1936) is a Swiss film and television actress, former model and sex symbol, who has appeared in American, British and Italian films. She is best known for her breakout role as Bond girl Honey Ryder in the first James Bond film, Dr. No. She later starred as Vesper Lynd

Photochrome Postcards of Ireland in 1890s… (35 photos)

The heritage of some of Ireland’s favorite places and scenic spots has been reanimated and shared publically thanks to the wonders of modern technology. The photochrom prints are colorized reproductions based on the original negatives shot between 1890 and 1900. source images: Library Of Congress

IKEA Catalogue Covers 1951 – 2000 (30+ pics)

Feodor Ingvar Kamprad founded IKEA in 1943 when he was only 17, and now we can’t imagine our lives without it. Being the retail giant that IKEA is it took a lot of focusing on cost control, operational details, and continuous product development to keep their brand relevant. Times change and so does interior design.

Modelling for Turners in 1960 (25 photos)

Tyne and Wear Archives presents a set of images taken by the Newcastle-based firm Turners (Photography) Ltd. They were taken by the firm on is own account for possible use in their advertising campaigns. Turners frequently hired models to help promote their work and to encourage sales in their shops. Some of the shots are