A locomotive and two coaches of the “Atlantic” in railroad exhibit near Baltimore, Maryland, November 1927.
Photograph by Charles Martin, National Geographic
Comic Book Readers
Little girls read comics from the very beginning of their incarnation??
“Girl reading comic book in newsstand” by Teenie Harris (c. 1940-1945) © 2006 Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
That sound you hear is thousands of wangsting sexist fanboys shrieking in horror.
Travelers look at a glass dome on a stainless-steel train car, April 1947Photograph by Willard Culver, National Geographic
Tourists explore massive dead tree with tunnel cut out for a road in Sequoia National Forest, May 1951.
In December 2012, we published a portrait of a giant 247 foot Sequoia called the President.
Photograph by Andrew H. Brown, National Geographic
A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan.
Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan, beginning long before samurai emerged as a warrior class.
Hearts in my eeeeeeyyyyyyyyyyyyyes
Fodder for someone’s Women in Realistic Armour blog maybe?