Jan 15, 2016

Stories told in photographs


By on Friday, January 15, 2016

Children react at the story of "Saint George and the Dragon" in Tuileries, France.
Children sleeping on the fire escape
"The hot weather last night took Weegee, the photographer, to the Lower East Side, where he found these children sleeping on a tenement fire escape at Irving and Rivington Streets." — Newspaper caption.

The young shoeshine
Master filmmaker Stanley Kubrick photographed in his youth the vibrant city life of postwar New York City. Mickey, a shoeshine of 12, is one of the subjects he followed around.

A journalist dashes across a bridge between to rescue a baby during Civil War. [1936]
An Irish teenager yells at British soldiers during unrest in Northern Ireland

The tattoo of wounded soldier Kyle Hockenberry becomes truth

Thania Sayne leans on the headstone of her husband the day before their wedding anniversary on 16 October 2013

Young man just found out his brother was killed

Captain Donald Spindler pulls 6 year-old Aaliyah Frazier from a fire in Indiana

Embracing couple in the rubble of a collapsed factory

The young shepherd cries after a car killed six of his sheep in Puno, Peru.

Clara Gantt is reunited with her husband's body after more than 60 years. Sergeant Joseph Grantt went missing during the Korean

17 year old Jan Rose Kasmir offers a flower to soldiers during the Pentagon anti-war protest in 1967

Lt. Colonel Robert L. Stirm is reunited with his family after being taken prisoner during the Vietnam war

Werfel, a 6 year old orphan from Austria after being given his first pair of new shoes by the American Red Cross in 1946

The boys at the candy machines

"They were playing football in the street. I photographed them and gave them some money for it. And presto, they all hung on that machine and put the penny earned straight into it." — Josef Heinrich Darchinger.


Mosse uses the obsolete Kodak Aerochrome to depict a Democratic Republic of Congo plagued by conflicts.
Portrait of a police officer taken during the protests in front of the Icelandic Parliament after the 2008 financial collapse.

Dr. Religa monitors his patient's vitals after a 23 hour long heart transplant surgery. His assistant is sleeping in the corner.

The patient not only survived the surgery, but outlived his doctor.


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