Circus hippo pulling a cart, 1924 It is not often that one sees a hippo-drawn carriage 90 years after this photo was taken. The Barnes circus had this hippopotamus named Lotus, who doesn't look all that happy to be harnessed to the cart behind her.
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vintage everyday: Lady Florence Norman, a suffragette, on her motor-scooter in travelling to work at offices in London where she was a supervisor. The scooter was a birthday present from her husband, the journalist and Liberal politician Sir Henry Norman.
This is one of the most famous photographs from the Second World War. Apparently the nurse slapped the soldier immediately after. The event was the celebration of the end of the war and it was taken in Times Square by Alfred Eisenstaedt. New York 1945
Hopefully someone knows how to swing dance at the wedding! So many people leave the swing out of rockabilly, like it's all about cars and slap bass and victory rolls. Listen, cats - if you really wanna rock, you gotta swing.