Contortionist Beth Sykes flexes and uses body paint to look like giraffe.
Eiffel Tower (Stephen Sauvestre et al.), mid-construction, August 21, 1888.
Tolstoy telling a story to his grandchildren, c. 1909. Photograph by author unknown.
Chester E. Macduffee next to his newly patented, 250 kg diving suit, 1911. Photographer unknown.
“World of averages”: Composite images culled from thousands of individual portraits resulting in symmetrical average faces.
New York City skyline from Manhattan Bridge, circa 1915. Click here to enlarge.